The Good Asian #4

Writer: Pornsak Pichetshote Artist: Alexandre Tefenkgi, Lee Loughridge Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: August 4, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 8
9.8Critic Rating
8.6User Rating

Hark suffers a devastating blow as Chinatown's Hui Long killer hits closer to home, leading Hark to begin peeling back the layers of his family's chilling secrets.

  • 10
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Aug 4, 2021

    The Good Asian keeps delivering an immensely high quality story with fascinating character development and unexpected twists. It's still not too late to get in on one of 2021's best titles. Read Full Review

  • 10 - Christian Hoffer Aug 4, 2021

    Every good noir story continuously raises the stakes, and creator Pornsak Pichetshote finds a fantastic way to mix external factors (the very real anti-Asian sentiments during the 1930s) with an extremely personal one. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Lotusland Comics - Hank Rea Aug 6, 2021

    'The Good Asian' #4 advances the investigation with new reveals and a shocking ending. It's another immersive chapter in this engrossing mystery. As good as any prose bestseller, 'The Good Asian' raises the bar for comic book crime fiction with an enthralling noir period-piece that's thought-provoking and action-packed. The creative team has yet to disappoint.  Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comic Watch - Matt Meyer Aug 7, 2021

    The Good Asian dares to not only tell a rip-roaring, shadow-drenched old-school crime noir yarn, but also pulls back the covers on America's uncomfortable history with institutionalized AAPI discrimination. This is a comic not to be missed. Read Full Review

  • 10
    The Super Powered Fancast - Timala Elliott Aug 4, 2021

    A combination of minimalist drawings and a muted color palette set the stage for this tale. The noir theme continues. And is highlighted by an impressive set of action oriented panels that are emotionally jarring. As a warning, this issue is adult oriented and contains scenes that are graphic in nature. Overall, I found the illustration to be visually stimulating and tonally engaging. Read Full Review

  • 9.7
    SciFiPulse - Ian Cullen Aug 11, 2021

    The Good Asian continues to provide a gritty story about the Asian experience in one of America's toughest eras for Chinese Americans. I'd love to see this book adapted into an HBO series or even a movie. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Black Nerd Problems - Mikkel Snyder Aug 4, 2021

    This is easily my favorite series out of the shelves right now. It's a revelation of historical fiction and noir that demands to be read, and I implore you to please read it so I have more people I can talk to about how perfect this series is. Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    Major Spoilers - Christopher Rondeau Aug 4, 2021

    The Good Asian #4 talks about an important part of United States history in an insightful and entertaining way. Read Full Review

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