Moon Knight #10

Moon Knight #10

Writer: Jeff Lemire Artist: Greg Smallwood Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: January 4, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 24
8.6Critic Rating
9.1User Rating

"DEATH AND BIRTH" STARTS HERE!
•  Marc Spector was born in Chicago, but where was Steven Grant born?
•  This story goes deep into Spector's past, picks up where LEMIRE and SMALLWOOD left off in New Egypt...
•  ...And redefines the history of MOON KNIGHT as you know it!
Rated T+

  • 10
    Comic Vine - Tony 'G-Man' Guerrero Jan 4, 2017

    With this issue, the series feels like it's recapturing the magic we had in the first arc. We still have the struggle and mystery of what exactly is going on, but the addition of new insight into Moon Knight's childhood is a welcome area of exploration. Lemire, Smallwood, and Bellaire are a phenomenal team and a great fit for this title. This book is on fire. Read Full Review

  • 9.8
    Weird Science - Jim Werner Jan 9, 2017

    Jeff Lemire continues his trippy, long-form story by giving us a glimpse at a young Marc Spector. I've loved every issue so far, and I can't wait to see where Lemire takes this book next. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    AiPT! - David Brooke Jan 4, 2017

    At times mesmerizing, trippy, and always captivating, Moon Knight #10 is a fever dream of story and character. Lemire and Smallwood are telling a story that not only pushes the character into new depths, but the comic book format as well. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    Heroes Direct - Adam Fitch Jan 8, 2017

    Overall, this issue fits inline with earlier issues of this run. There's mystery, struggle, and shit tonnes of character development. We're purposefully not given much away, it's really a comic you need to witness for yourself – check it out. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    All-Comic - Jessica Petrecz Jan 7, 2017

    Being a Moon Knight fan puts you into a small club of devoted Moon Knight fanatics who consume everything and anything Moon Knight and buy any series with the title. This book will surely win over any Moon Knight fan, but it also has the potential to win over new converts from the dedicated creative team and great story. As this series progresses Lemire and team are finding their footing and appear to really have a grasp on the character and are providing a new perspective we have not seen before. Sure, we have seen the mentally unstable hero before, but now that story is evolving into something more. That promise of more is what will keep us coming back as the devoted fans of Moon Knight look for a creative team to treat our favorite hero with as much care and admiration as he deserves. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Nerdophiles - Jackson Adams Jan 11, 2017

    Moon Knight #10 is the best issue of Lemire and Smallwood's run so far because it grounds its complicated, compromised hero in an approachable story of mental illness and questions of identity while showcasing the psychedelic mythology that's dominated interpretations of the character for the last 5 years. It's a smart story but a demanding one, not willing to cede answers and requiring readers to project their own beliefs and thoughts on mental illness onto it. Perhaps that's a conscious choice and this is a storyline that still has time to make a statement but readers should know what they're getting into before pulling Moon Knight #10 off the shelf. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    The Source by SuperHeroStuff - Richard Morris Jan 17, 2017

    As if things could not get any stranger, Jeff Lemire always finds a way. Each issue of his current run on Moon Knight has gone deeper and deeper into Moon Knight's character: what makes him who he is and why. Although the events have been largely shrouded in mystery, fans of the character should definitely be picking up this book to learn more about the man behind the white mask. While most writers have always played on Moon Knight's various personalities, Lemire has gone above and beyond, forcing Marc Spector to dive deeper, literally and figuratively. Read Full Review

  • 10
    FT Metler Jan 6, 2017

    Superb. Mesmerising. Challenging. I have enjoyed every bit of this volume of Moon Knight, and this issue takes a step back into Marc's childhood and makes the reader wonder about everything that has happened up to this point. Brilliant writing by Lemire and Smallwood's art is some of the best yet of the series.

  • 9.5
    ockedman Jan 5, 2017

    After reading issue nine, I wanted to lower the rating of other issues, because it was really better than the others. Now, I want to lower issue nine's rating. This series is already perfect and it keeps getting better!
    Jeff Lemire explores Marc's most interesting aspects: his multiple personalities and his origin. For me, the first pages of this issue are among the best I have ever read. I really enjoy how Jeff Lemire puts many references to the series' previous story arcs, like young Marc drawing a spaceman fighting werewolves, and to the eighties culture. Also, the author develops the relationship between Marc and Steven Grant masterfully. I hope that the writer will exploit the parallelism between Khonshu and the fact that Marc is jewish, it would be something no one has ever done before with the character. The ending is incredible when everything turns (literally) upside-down. Greg Smallwood comes back with his unique style, his insane backgrounds and his simplistic yet terribly expressive faces. This series is becoming one of my favorite comic-books ever!

  • 9.5
    MonsterCereals Jan 9, 2017

    First off, ignore that big #1 on the cover and start this run from the beginning. While technically the start of a brand new arc, you'll appreciate it that much more if you're all caught up. In fact, these first three arcs seem to be forming into some kind of trilogy, and I dream of them being collected together in a single hardcover edition. The current story looks to be a retelling of Moon Knight's origin, one that'll take place over five issues and a lot of it in flashback. The thing about Moon Knight is that, while his relative obscurity allows creators to do their own thing and do really cool stuff, it also makes for a confusing and sometimes contradictory continuity that can intimidate and discourage a lot of new readers. This Lemire/Smallwood run is fixing a lot of that. That's what makes it so exciting. It's like they're picking the best ideas from the Moench/Sienkiewicz and Ellis/Shalvey runs and blending them together. The story continues to be very meta, from the Sienkiewicz-inspired rendering of Khonshu to the 80s memorabilia in Marc Spector's childhood room (that 'Conan the Barbarian' poster!), but what makes it special is that it still has heart. A fight comic it ain't, but if you're looking for a superhero comic that itches the brain while simultaneously hitting the feels, then 'Moon Knight' is the series for you. EDIT: There's a big difference between the digital version and the physical one, namely that you don't get the full CRAZY effect of the Othervoid. Just a heads up.

  • 10
    Chip Chipperson Jan 7, 2017

    Best series

  • 10
    Nobodyisemo Jan 13, 2017

    Somehow, Lemire has outdone himself with this issue. The art is excellent, moody, and entirely fitting all the time. The story is a super fresh take on superhero comics by actually focusing and fully integrating the character into the book, instead of slapping an ill-fitting, cookie-cutter story into the life of the character.

  • 10
    Spock's Brain Jan 22, 2017

    Greg Smallwood returns in this issue and Jeff Lemire turns up the weird. I must have been sleeping on Smallwood before this series, because he has risen from I-don't-know-where to become one of the finest artists in comics. He and Jordie Bellaire are just a masterful team. We get a glimpse at Marc's childhood before the story gets even more surreal and turns upside down on us (literally). This is too good.

  • 10
    Sttavo Apr 20, 2017

    Here, we see a little about Marc's childhood and that since he was a boy he already had multiple personalities, and how his father discovered it. An unforgettable and thrilling and impeccable edition with the great illustrations of Greg Smallwood and the screenplay by Jeff Lemire. Really exciting! Loved it!

  • 7.5
    Nightmare of Solomon Jan 8, 2017

    It's a good comic from a technical standpoint -- but it just dawned on me that Lemire's Moon Knight will never do what I wanted out of an actual Moon Knight comic: street-level crime fighting with a maybe magic/maybe mundane twist to it (As the Ellis/Wood/Bunn series did) -- instead it will all be a battle inside the fractured mind of Marc. I can appreciate what Lemire is doing, but at the same time, it will always have that against it from me.

  • 10
    darkfire369 Jan 4, 2017

  • 10
    Darkknight182 Jan 7, 2017

  • 10
    GlenWizard Jan 23, 2017

  • 9.5
    EDiakota Jan 4, 2017

  • 9.5
    sebastianorellana95 Jan 6, 2017

  • 9.5
    Phil B. Jan 8, 2017

  • 9.5
    xmusicsnobx Jan 10, 2017

  • 9.5
    Jabberwocky_Superfly Jan 13, 2017

  • 9.5
    jmprados Jan 24, 2017

  • 9.5
    LocoNasty Feb 6, 2017

  • 9.0
    Bleemak Jan 14, 2017

  • 9.0
    Tree Fingers Apr 15, 2017

  • 8.5
    Captain Deadpool Jan 22, 2017

  • 7.5
    Alex Mackay Feb 26, 2017

  • 7.5
    MikeCandle Jul 26, 2017

  • 5.0
    joe Jan 6, 2017

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