Alien #5

Writer: Phillip Kennedy Johnson Artist: Salvador Larroca Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: July 21, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 14
6.6Critic Rating
6.8User Rating

ENTER THE ALPHA!
•  The creature that almost killed Cruz is back to finish the job.
•  Everything Cruz has dedicated his life to hangs in the balance.
•  And with his son's life on the line, terrible decisions must be made.
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  • 8.7
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jul 21, 2021

    Larocca delivers some thrilling art throughout this issue. The action taps into the intense fear that these characters illicit and there are some great visual surprises throughout. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Impulse Gamer - Richard Banks Aug 17, 2021

    While it's the first issue in a while I've not loved Larroca's character art (there's still something a little off about the human's facial movement and designs), I adore the design of the Alpha, to the point it's one of my favourite 'new' Alien designs in years. The last few pages offer some genuinely terrifying scenes, in which the creatures are at the forefront, and it's these moments Alien fans will relish. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Weird Science Marvel Comics - mrgabehernandez Jul 21, 2021

    Final Thoughts:Alien #5 is good “action/chase” issue with good action art, rapid-fire pacing, and escalating stakes. The character art leaves something to be desired and a key emotional plot point is entered much too late in the story to apply the weight it calls for, but this is a good entry overall. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Jul 21, 2021

    All of the problems that were evident in Aliens #1 have not only proven to be substantial flaws, but have continued to worsen throughout this story"it's difficult to find any elements to even deem salvageable in these pages. Read Full Review

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