The Me You Love in the Dark #5
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The Me You Love in the Dark #5

Writer: Skottie Young Artist: Jorge Corona Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: December 1, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 11
9.4Critic Rating
9.2User Rating

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Ro can no longer ignore the connection she feels to her unique housemate—or the extreme and intense danger that relationship could hold for her.

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
    Comic Watch - Lillian Hochwender Dec 1, 2021

    The Me You Love in the Dark #5 is an exquisitely crafted conclusion. From start to finish, The Me You Love in the Dark is a beautiful and unforgettable addition to the horror genre. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Major Spoilers - Ingrid Lind-Jahn Dec 4, 2021

    Reality hits Ro hard as she faces off against the creature she once thought she loved. Read Full Review

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Nicole Drum Dec 1, 2021

    This is a stunning book in the very best way. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Dec 1, 2021

    Jorge Corona delivers some beautiful art in this finale. The art takes a dark, dramatic tone that enhances the tension and terror of the story and beautifully captures the tone of the plot. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AIPT - David Brooke Nov 30, 2021

    The Me You Love in the Dark #5 is an incredible work that's emotionally disturbing and cleverly uses the haunted house trope in a sadly relatable way for readers to connect to. It also ends in a satisfying way, wrapping up a series that is going to be even better when collected. This is a dark and haunting horror story that will affect you emotionally and visually. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Crusaders - Johnny "The Machine" Hughes Dec 1, 2021

    I loved the early issues of this book ; the setup was brilliant as was the slow paced love story. Thing is, at some point the horror part was going to come crashing in. It's a shame that once the full force and view of the creature is shown, the book loses some of its nuance. It is kin of like the Batman Arkham Asylum game in that you complete loads of tasks and clever subplots only for the game to end on a button bashing giant Joker, which doesn't quit leave up to the various other aspects of the game. Thankfully, vagian like the game, this final aspect does not detract from a larger whole. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Bleeding Cool - Hannibal Tabu Dec 26, 2021

    Things had to go this way, and it's tragic to end. It is, however, a truly engaging tale of twisted love that's well worth the time and money. Read Full Review

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