Nighthawk #2

Nighthawk #2

Writer: David Walker Artist: Ramon Villalobos Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: June 22, 2016 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 5
8.1Critic Rating
8.6User Rating

• With the bodies piling up, Nighthawk hunts the psycho killer stalking the streets, leading to an unlikely alliance. Meanwhile, the racial tension that grips the city is about to explode, leading Nighthawk to make a difficult decision -- save the city, or watch it burn.

  • 9.0
    ComicWow!TV - Bhavna Bakshi Jun 29, 2016

    This is an amazing issue that will leave you with much more to think about than just Nighthawk. It is truly a work of art, replicating some of the most important issues that we’re dealing with today. The creative team has executed some really heavy concepts in a way that is relatable, entertaining, and insightful. This is probably the best comic I’ve read in a month. I definitely recommend it to anyone and everyone (of age). Trust me, this isn’t one you’ll want to miss. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    CourtOfNerds - Kevin Carley Jun 25, 2016

    Overall, this book may or may not reach the pop culture levels to which I alluded to earlier. Watchmen is appreciated more now that it was at the time of release, so maybe in five years time with some perspective we may appreciate this comic more. Yet, if it manages to make a few people think harder about race relations and police power, then we can still consider this comic a success. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Weird Science - Jim Werner Jun 27, 2016

    Nighthawk is a gritty and violent book that is dealing with race, corruption and a serial killer on the loose.  While that may not sound like a whole lot of fun, I am enjoying what David F. Walker and Ramon Villalobos are cooking.  While Walker is still setting up the characters and the lay of the land, I am intrigued by the multiple mysteries and where everything is headed.  Nighthawk may not be the hero that Chicago wants, but it sure looks like he's the one they need. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Graphic Policy - Logan Dalton Jun 23, 2016

    Nighthawk#2 continues to weld together a bloody thriller with relevant political commentary and the realities of being black in the United States with a protagonist's whose actions are unethical to say the least. David Walker uses supporting characters to remark on this fact instead of just focusing on the violence, and Ramon Villalobos and Tamra Bonvillain turn the Marvel Universe's Chicago into a kind of hell on Earth without falling headlong into overexaggeration. Read Full Review

  • 7.7
    Major Spoilers - Wilson Jun 25, 2016

    Nighthawk #2 is a well written, dark book that touches on some hot button issues. Fans of Squadron Supreme or dark stories should check this hidden gem. Read Full Review

  • 6.9
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Jun 23, 2016

    This series needed something unique to prevent it from coming across as "Marvel's Batman," and it seems to have found that by emphasizing the racial element of Raymond Kane's vigilante crusade. Read Full Review

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