The Me You Love in the Dark #4

Writer: Skottie Young Artist: Jorge Corona Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: November 3, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 10
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As Ro's isolation takes a turn toward the dark, a series of events reveals more of the true nature of her mysterious companion.

Writer SKOTTIE YOUNG (I HATE FAIRYLAND, Deadpool, Strange Academy) and artist JORGE CORONA (NO. 1 WITH A BULLET, Super Sons, Feathers) follow up their critically acclaimed series MIDDLEWEST with a brand-new haunting tale. Fans of Stephen King and Neil Gaiman will enjoy this beautiful, dark, and disturbing story of discovery, love, and terror.

  • 10
    BGCP - Michael Lennox Nov 5, 2021

    Most people do not realise they are in a destructive relationship till it's too late and the path from romantic obsessive to psychopathic obsessive is painfully thin. Young and Corona show how we all can end up with monsters in a relationship Read Full Review

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Nicole Drum Nov 3, 2021

    Young does an almost disturbing job of balancing the supernatural horror of the story with the real life horror of domestic violence. This issue is outstanding. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Major Spoilers - Ingrid Lind-Jahn Nov 4, 2021

    Ro's art retreat becomes a virtual prison. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Nov 3, 2021

    Corona executed some amazing art throughout the issue and beautifully captures the rising tension on every page. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Bleeding Cool - Hannibal Tabu Nov 14, 2021

    Writer Skottie Young has struck gold with his tone and pacing here, reintroducing Ro's agent as a catalyst and managing the shift in this relationship so gradually it's almost imperceptible. The rich graphic tableau laid out by Jorge Corona, Jean-Francois Beaulieu, and Nate Piekos makes every turn of the page catch your breath in your throat with nervousness. This blend of a relationship going wrong with something that clearly should have been the reddest of red flags is like watching a train plummet off a bridge in slow motion. You feel like you should look away, but you won't be able to. Read Full Review

  • 10
    omnicitycomics Nov 3, 2021

    The Me You Love in The Dark #4 is the penultimate issue in Skottie Young and Jorge Corona’s hauntingly beautiful tale and it does not disappoint in the slightest. Music has played an integral role in the telling of this story, both as a literally and artistic tool, so I feel it’s apt to say that it has reached its crescendo. We experience the results of the build up in the relationship between Ro and The Ghost, and it’s intense - even terrifying. I say it’s terrifying but not in an gruesome way, or at least not yet. It’s terrifying on a psychological level in a way that I think can many people can relate. It’s this ability to relate to what Ro goes through that makes the events particularly chilling. 

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  • 9.0
    imderekreide Dec 4, 2021

    My goodness, are things going to go down in the finale issue. What a penultimate chapter to an uncomfortably romantic title. Now that I can see where this is going, MAJOR props to Young and Corona for pulling this off. Well done, this is about to be one of the most hard-hitting books of the year.

  • 9.5
    Onomatopoeia Nov 3, 2021

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    ds Nov 5, 2021

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    jmprados Nov 27, 2021

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    Silver Rocket Nov 3, 2021

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    Josecab79 Nov 4, 2021

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    KittyNone Nov 10, 2021

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    Nickweiser Nov 14, 2021

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    ComicWorm Nov 3, 2021

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