Black Bolt #5

Writer: Saladin Ahmed Artist: Christian Ward Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: September 6, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 26
8.0Critic Rating
8.7User Rating

•  As Black Bolt turns the tables on the evil Jailer!
•  But what about his fellow prisoners? Given a choice, will the Midnight King choose the company of thieves?
•  And what hope do they have against a creature who knows their deepest secrets?
Rated T+

  • 9.0
    AiPT! - David Brooke Sep 6, 2017

    Another gorgeous issue that delves into what it means to be a prisoner. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Multiversity Comics - Elias Rosner Sep 8, 2017

    "Black Bolt" speaks volumes and I am all too willing to listen. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - Joey Edsall Sep 7, 2017

    Ahmed's storytelling is effective enough that the sheer amount of hand-waving in this issue's plot doesn't send up any red flags on the first read through, and the ending satisfyingly answers the nagging questions of the morality behind ancient Inhumans creating the jail in the first place. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Bleeding Cool - Joe Glass Sep 6, 2017

    Black Bolt #5 continues to be quirky, weird and absolutely special, and is a Marvel book that is well worth checking out. Read Full Review

  • 6.8
    IGN - Blair Marnell Sep 7, 2017

    Ahmed is still drawing the focus away from Black Bolt himself, and that feels like a questionable choice if we're meant to follow the title character beyond this opening story. Read Full Review

Reviews for the Week of...