The Silver Coin #12

Writer: Stephanie Phillips Artist: Michael Walsh Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: July 20, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 5
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8.2User Rating

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It's early 1945 and the end of World War II is still months away. A small unit of American soldiers faces a contingent of German troops in the Italian Alps. When a fierce snowstorm traps the Americans, THE SILVER COIN asks the soldiers to pay a steep toll if they want to survive the night. A new chapter in the acclaimed horror anthology from STEPHANIE PHILLIPS, JAMES TYNION IV, JOHNNIE CHRISTMAS, PORNSAK PICHETSHOTE, and MICHAEL WALSH is out this month.

  • 9.0
    Comic Watch - Dustin Gebel Jul 20, 2022

    The Silver Coin #12 is a harrowing story of war and its horrors, revealing how once the line between humanity and inhumanity is blurred, the darker and more existentially terrifying we as a species become. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Jul 20, 2022

    The Silver Coin #12 makes the series' versatility clear in a tale bound up by very real horrors and delivers one of its' most impressive outings to date. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    COMICON - Tom Smithyman Jul 19, 2022

    The horror anthology series returns with a tale of a soldier seeking first blood during World War II. Great artwork from Michael Walsh and some supporting colors perfectly depict the bleakness of war and the impending doom brought forth from the eponymous coin. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Jul 20, 2022

    The issue wraps up with the second part of Adam Gorhams Dark Passage serial. It feels a bit strange having the B feature in a series be the ongoing episodic bit while the main feature is a series of one-shot stories. The serial feels like a weird 4-page afterthought that isnt allowed to make enough of an impression to carry over into the next issue, which is a pity. It looks like an interesting story, but it doesnt seem to work in little 4-page bursts once per month.  Read Full Review

  • 7.9
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jul 20, 2022

    Walsh delivers some impressive art in the issue. The visuals take full advantage of the setting and create a wonderful sense of emotion from the dark, cold and scary environment. Read Full Review

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