Werewolf By Night #1

Writer: Taboo, Benjamin Jackendoff Artist: Scott Eaton Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: October 21, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 12 User Reviews: 8
7.6Critic Rating
7.1User Rating

A new Werewolf by Night is prowling the Southwest, but all is not as it seems! A young man, a family curse, and an unholy experiment prove a dangerous combination for a small town in Arizona. All young Jake wants is to protect his people, but who will protect him from the monster within? Taboo of the BLACK EYED PEAS and Benjamin Jackendoff team up with Scot Eaton to tell an epic tale of righteous fury and incredible transformation in the Mighty Marvel Manner that is not to be missed!
Rated T+

  • 9.3
    Comic Watch - John Jack Oct 20, 2020

    It's not a classic take on the character by any stretch but Werewolf By Night #1 (Taboo, Earl, Eaton) is off to a solid start with an interesting new story. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Charles Martin Oct 21, 2020

    Werewolf By Night #1 bursts onto the shelf with a surprisingly dense, surprisingly thoughtful tale of teenage lycanthropy on the Hopi Reservation. Dynamic art, compelling characters, a rich new world, and a nice, creepy monster-mystery all serve to suck in even the most disinterested of readers. "Werewolf By Night" might not be the kind of title that normally grabs you, but I urge you to give it a shot -- I doubt you'll be disappointed. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Multiversity Comics - Kobi Bordoley Oct 23, 2020

    "Werewolf by Night" #1 is quick, fun read that manages to pack a punch in terms of social commentary and general smarts. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AIPT - David Brooke Oct 19, 2020

    Werewolf by Night #1 is a solid first issue for fans of a heroic monster who truly is good and pure. It's a wholesome werewolf story that borders on delivering important political themes, especially in America today. For that, it's a worthy read. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - CJ Oct 21, 2020

    Werewolf By Night #1 is a timely update of one of Marvel's classic horror characters, filtering the supernatural through an Indigenous perspective. Fans of classic horror films should definitely check it out as there's plenty of promise with this character. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Bleeding Cool - Theo Dwyer Oct 30, 2020

    Werewolf By Night #1 sees Taboo from the Black Eyed Peas and B. Earl write a new horror and superhero mash-up for Marvel. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Gabriel Hernandez Oct 19, 2020

    WEREWOLF BY NIGHT #1, reads more like a Hulk story than a horror comic, it's a standard action plot with exceptional artwork. I would recommend this to anyone with an insatiable hunger for werewolf entertainment. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Horror DNA - James Ferguson Oct 28, 2020

    Werewolf by Night #1 had a lot of ground to cover and it looks like there's still more to go until this comic finds its bearings. There are some interesting concepts introduced, but we're not quite invested with these characters just yet. I'm still along for the ride though. The Marvel Universe is capable of producing great horror, so I want very much to see a book like this succeed. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Major Spoilers - Jonathan Cadotte Oct 24, 2020

    Werewolf By Night #1 is a decent introduction to Jake, Molly, Granny Rora, and the rest of the cast. Some of the dialog gets a little awkward. But all in all, it's a fun and quick read. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Graphic Policy - Ricardo Denis Oct 24, 2020

    The comic is not without its charm and it does have heart. Theres a chance future issues complicate things well enough to take our werewolf into uncharted territory. The first issue of Werewolf by Night is no indication of this, but theres enough here to build on. Read Full Review

  • 6.8
    Word Of The Nerd - Brent Jackson Oct 21, 2020

    All in all I was a little bit disappointed with Werewolf by Night #1. It is not a terrible book, but it did not live up to my expectations, either. I think the story needs some work and needs to give the reader something to grasp onto. It just did not capture my attention through the issue. The art fares a bit better, but still not as dynamic and eye-catching as I was hoping for. It was, all combined, just a lackluster affair. It had some interesting points and ideas, but it all didn't come together to form something interesting in the end of this first issue. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Nicole Drum Oct 21, 2020

    Ultimately, Werewolf By Night is a fun read that offers some interesting and thought-provoking moments. It feels like a promising reinvention of the classic Werewolf By Night. There's enough here to encourage readers to come back for the next issue, but it may be too light for readers hoping for genuine horror or a monster story. Read Full Review

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