The Recount #1
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The Recount #1

Writer: Jonathan Hedrick Artist: Gabriel Ibarra Nunez Publisher: Scout Comics Release Date: November 11, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 1
8.0Critic Rating
10User Rating

After the assassination of a U.S. President, the conspirators turn their sights on all who helped him get into power. By this, they mean to kill everyone who helped him ascend to the presidency-including the ordinary citizens who elected him, essentially plunging the entire country into civil war. Meanwhile, the vice president, one of the few survivors of the executive branch, struggles to prevent the nation from descending into chaos.

  • 10
    Graphic Policy - Brett Nov 18, 2020

    The Recount #1 is a hell of a debut. The subject might be a bit “too real” but the execution is done so well it's difficult to not be entertained. The comic is a must-get for those that enjoy political thrillers and I'm excited to see where the series goes from here. It's a shocking start of a gutsy series that's out at both the right and wrong time. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    AIPT - Arbaz M. Khan Nov 11, 2020

    The Recount offers a unique narrative that properly captures the emotive force that Americans are experiencing as a result of the recent elections, and hones in on the anger that comes as a result of people feeling disenfranchised from the institutions they uphold. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bookcase - T.W. Worn Nov 18, 2020

     The Recount #1 has the potential to be our generation's exploration of Authority and Extremism, but we will have to wait for future issues to find out. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Bleeding Cool - Theo Dwyer Dec 28, 2020

    The Recount #1, a thriller paced to the rhythm of gunfire, delivers a daring concept taking on the political landscape. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Pastrami Nation - Carlos Melgarejo Nov 22, 2020

    With the artwork, the style here fits nicely into the narrative given, giving us a scratchy feel, sketch-like qualities in some panels that really help bring the story to life. This new series, wherever it chooses to go from here. I hope that you can enjoy it for what it is. A nightmare turned into reality. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Megan Peters Nov 12, 2020

    It leaves enough questions unanswered in its first chapter to keep fans coming back for more if they aren't warded away by its intense action and ideology. Read Full Review

  • 10
    the_comic_book_club Feb 10, 2021

    The Recount
    Issue: 1

    Publisher: @scoutcomics
    Writer: @jnthnhdrck
    Artist: @gaboxelias
    Colorist: @sunillghagre
    Letterer: @docletterscomics

    The President of the United States has been assassinated during his resignation speech following his impeachment. The Secret Service have been infiltrated by terrorists and their message doesn’t stop with the President. They now turn their sights to those who helped him get into power as well as the citizens who elected him. No one knows who is friend or foe. Meanwhile, the former Vice President, now the President of the United States, must prevent the nation from descending into chaos and a civil war. While also attempting to get answers.

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