Scarlet Witch #4

Writer: Steve Orlando Artist: Sara Pichelli Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: April 5, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 9 User Reviews: 26
8.9Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

BATTLE FOR BLOOD!
The Scarlet Witch's shopkeeper, Darcy Lewis, has a secret - and when the consequences of that secret result in the annihilation of Wanda's shop, Wanda Maximoff must choose between protecting her new life or saving her friend's.
SCARLET WITCH faces SCYTHIA, leader of the Bacchae, in a battle to answer the question: What does it mean to enact justice?
Rated T+

  • 10
    AIPT - Megan O'Brien Apr 5, 2023

    Scarlet Witch #4 is another stellar issue of what is set to become one of the Scarlet Witch's definitive solo series. Orlando, Pichelli, D'Amico, and Wilson give us the backstory and reveals we have been waiting for while setting up what seem to be very action-heavy future issues. This series continues to add new elements to both the Scarlet Witch's mythos and the greater Marvel Universes's mythos', while also staying familiar and accessible to fans of Wanda from both the comics and MCU. Read Full Review

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Jenna Anderson Apr 5, 2023

    Scarlet Witch continues to be truly exceptional, with this week's issue not only offering another satisfying standalone conflict, but some larger narrative threads for the overall series. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    COMICON - Scott Redmond Apr 13, 2023

    ‘Scarlet Witch' #4 tackles one of the ongoing mysteries of the series head-on while continuing the character-defining return to heroism development for the title character, placing her at the levels she was always meant to be occupying. There is a comforting, colorful, unique, gorgeous, and magical energy to this series that makes every issue a true delight. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    Comic Watch - B. Radtz Apr 6, 2023

    Steve Orlando and Sara Pichelli have become a real tour de force with Wanda, giving her some agency, power, and a demeanor that just oozes confidence, which with Wanda is something that we dont get a lot in other series that Wandas a part of the cast. Often we get a Wanda who is powerful, but theres always this fear of losing control, but not here. Wandas ready to take on the world, and shes not worried at all. Kudos. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Book Revolution - Kevin Lainez Apr 5, 2023

    FINAL THOUGHTSScarlet Witch #4 was another home run for Marvel's best ongoing series. Steve Orlando and Sara Pichelli create a compelling narrative around Darcy Lewis origin to begin their first big story arc of the series. In the process we get another great showcase of Scarlet Witch's powers in a different type of fight. We also see how Wanda as a person and hero has grown with her actions in this issue. If you haven't read Scarlet Witch yet make sure to fix that immediately. Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Apr 5, 2023

    Pichelli delivers some fantastic visual thrills throughout the issue. The characters look amazing and the action is visually engaging and stunningly detailed. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Apr 19, 2023

    The Scarlet Witch series has been a great break from how a lot of Marvel books go that I've sampled in the last few years as it's very thoughtful, intentional, and feels like it's coming from a place where our title character knows and understands the impact of her power. It's a very big small project that delivers something personal and intriguing while wrapping it in some fantastic artwork and design styles so that it fits the moment. I'm fascinated by this series and what it's doing because it stands apart from most everything else even while sliding in types of crossover moments along the way. It's possibly one of the best “quiet” books out there that's doing some truly great stuff and character work. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Apr 8, 2023

    Another delightful issue of Scarlet Witch has good characters, great writing, awesome art, cool magic and some good ongoing tales. This is a very well-rounded series. Read Full Review

  • 7.7
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Apr 8, 2023

    Darcy's secret comes out, Hercules' sister comes to town, and the story and art get a lot done in a short period of time. Read Full Review

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