Black Bolt #12

Writer: Saladin Ahmed Artist: Christian Ward Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: April 4, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 26
9.5Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

•  A former queen's promise to her former king. Medusa swore to find Black Bolt, and she has - but will she be in time to save him?
•  Voiceless and betrayed, the former ruler of the Inhumans faces a darkness he thought he had put behind him. But he won't face it alone.
•  Old friends. Reunited lovers. A son and a new daughter already lost. Black Bolt faces his penance with all he loves by his side.
Rated T+

  • 10
    FreakSugar - Jed W. Keith Apr 5, 2018

    Ahmed and Ward have made a lasting mark on Black Bolt that gives future creators avenues to build on the emotional growth the team left on the Midnight King. Read Full Review

  • 10
    AiPT! - Trevor Richardson Apr 4, 2018

    The whole creative team delivers an emotional, exciting conclusion to the series that left me completely satisfied and yearning for more. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Geekery Magazine - Shawn A. Warner Apr 5, 2018

    This is one of those rare series that works like a symphonic piece of music; it has moments of quiet reflection followed by crescendos of exciting, bombastic action. Read Full Review

  • 10 - Rollin Bishop Apr 4, 2018

    Now that it's over, it is more than safe to say that Ahmed and Ward's run on Black Bolt defied expectations. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Brandon J. Griffin Apr 7, 2018

    Black Bolt is in the same vein as Tom King's Vision. A brilliant, abstract, and unique experience that takes a classic Marvel character into a totally different realm. This collection will be a must-own for every collector. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    Comicsverse - Maite Molina Apr 4, 2018

    Though BLACK BOLT #12 is not the best of the series, it brings sufficient closure to a series that has done its titular hero justice. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Multiversity Comics - Matt Sadowski Apr 9, 2018

    "It's over." Soulfully written and illustrated with psychotropic energy, Black Bolt wages a final battle with a little help from his friends. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Bleeding Cool - Joshua Davison Apr 5, 2018

    Black Bolt #12 gives the series the ending it deserves, uniting the characters in an emotionally weighty and touching finale. Ahmed shows his versatility with the characters, and Wards art continues to amaze. This one definitely gets a recommendation. Give it a read. Read Full Review

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