InferNoct #1

InferNoct #1

Writer: Mina Elwell Artist: Eli Powell Publisher: Scout Comics Release Date: October 25, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6
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In the tradition of H.P. Lovecraft., there's the InferNoct. As Sam attempts to discover the real reason the people of her town are being destroyed, she becomes aware of mind-rending creatures that feed off the sanity of their victims. It's up to her to do something about it... if she can keep her grip on reality. Sam is trying to turn her life around. Living in her tiny country town, she gets the only job she can, as an unofficial, untrained homecare nurse. However, it soon becomes obvious that her new client was willing to accept an unusual caretaker because this is an unusual job. Sam begins caring for an old man who won't sleep, doe more

  • 10
    Comic Crusaders - Jennifer DeRoss Aug 9, 2017

    If you are looking for a modern comic with an old school horror feel to it, this is the comic for you. The pacing might be a bit too slow for some; however, it builds suspenseand sets things up nicely. It also ends in a way that should keep readers coming back for more regardless of how much actually happens in this introductory issue. It may not give readers a new reason to live, but this series seems quite ready to deliver on all its other promises. Five Stars! Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    Comicsverse - Jesse Hart Sep 4, 2017

    The first issue of INFERNOCT successfully establishes the brooding protagonist and Lovecraftian horrors at the edge of human consciousness. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Graphic Policy - Alex K Cossa Aug 9, 2017

    This is an incredibly interesting and entertaining issue that has me more excited for the next issue than a lot of other, uh, generational comics that are also coming out at the moment. In fact, I made the comparison to a friend recently that InferNoct #1 would be the museum full of comic book art and history compared to the blank wall of the other comic. This has a unique freshness about it that pulls me in like no comic has since I read my first Valiant comic some three years ago. I'm all in for this series. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Horror Talk - James Ferguson Sep 5, 2017

    InferNoct is a bit of a slow burn that only gets better the deeper you go. The climax of the issue sets up a pretty awesome premise that I can't wait to see explored further. Sam is about to get a whole new kind of job that's a considerable step up from taking care of an old man. Read Full Review

  • 7.1
    SciFiPulse - Oral Frier Aug 8, 2017

    InferNoct #1 is a bizarre book, but it works for what the series is trying to do. While I still don't know what exactly is happening, it seems like a solid start. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Bastards - Jonathan Edwards Sep 6, 2017

    From what I can tell, InferNoct is going for something of a Lovecraftian feel, but I can't really tell you how successful it is at that yet. Really, I can't tell you much of anything about this series yet. The first issue kept my attention, but it doesn't really give a clear idea of the plot or direction of the story. Nor does it tell us much about Sam other than one or two things that can be inferred from lines of narration and dialogue, as well as one specific visual element. My best guess for subsequent issues is that Sam is going to become the old man's protege in whatever it is he does that undoubtedly deals with some dark and supernatural force. But as I said, that's a guess. And for that reason, I don't think I really recommend or not recommend this book. However, if the title and/or cover peak your interest, you do some research and like the premise, or if it just sounds interesting from what I've said here, then maybe check it out. But, only if you really want to. Read Full Review

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