The United States of Murder Inc. #5

The United States of Murder Inc. #5

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Michael Avon Oeming Publisher: Marvel Icon Release Date: September 10, 2014 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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From the Eisner Award-winning creators of POWERS comes another chapter in this brand-new crime epic. Made man Valentine and hit-woman Jagger Rose are getting closer and closer to discovering who set them up-but with the CIA and FBI closing in on them, will they discover the truth about the five families before it's too late?

  • 9.5
    Coming Up Comics - David Melton Sep 10, 2014

    Valentine meets up with a friend from the past that he wronged but now needs help from. Rose bumps into yet another foe and finds out the truth behind the bombings in D.C. . All this comes to a boiling point by the end of the issue and you're left speechless, wanting to see what happens next. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    IGN - Jeff Lake Sep 11, 2014

    The problem is that with so many moving parts, it's difficult at times to remember where they all fit, especially when new characters with new histories and motivations are around every corner. It seems silly to fault a book for giving too much, but with such an ever fluid narrative, a little hand holding would be almost welcome. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    All-Comic - Dan Pennacchia Sep 11, 2014

    The United States of Murder Inc. #5 is a more intimate issue. No guns are fired. The story does not cut to the other families. Readers, instead, are kept inside this Vegas casino for the entirety of the issue. The world continues to shrink for Gallo and despite having ventured far from home; his places to run and his number of options are shrinking fast. With few places left to turn, and without allies, Bendis and Oeming have positioned their players and stories into a place that makes every page turn exciting. Read Full Review

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