Britannia: We Who Are About to Die #4

Writer: Peter Milligan Artist: Juan Jose Ryp, Roberto de la Torre, Ryan Lee Publisher: Valiant Comics Release Date: July 19, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 9
8.2Critic Rating
7.8User Rating

Death and the deity!

The horrifying truth behind Rome's grisly string of murders has finally come to light... but will Antonius Axia and his mysterious new partner - the gladiator Achillia - be able to stomach it? It's a race against the clock to stop a serial killer - who may very well be the vengeful spirit of Apollo himself - before it strikes again! But should Antonius and Achillia fail in their mission, they'll condemn not only Rome...but those Antonius holds dear as well.

Visionary creators Peter Milligan (Shade, the Changing Man) and Juan José Ryp (Britannia) bring the latest case for history's first detective to more

  • 10
    Comicsverse - Zach Jul 16, 2017

    BRITANNIA: WE WHO ARE ABOUT TO DIE #4 is a satisfying end to the current arc that proves this series is the best detective story in comics today. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    On Comics Ground - Tom Bacon Jul 18, 2017

    The concept alone is a work of genius, and I can't help feeling Milligan has put together a starring cast. I'm thoroughly impressed, and look forward to seeing more of the detectioneer and his allies. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    All-Comic - Amy Okamoto Jul 21, 2017

    A thriller from beginning to end, this book hits all the right noteS Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    Graphic Policy - Alex K Cossa Jul 19, 2017

    At the end of the day the issue does have some minor problems; theScooby Dooesque conclusiondoesn't work as well within the general context of the story as I'd have hoped, and had the line “and I would have gotten away with it if it wasn't for that pesky Detectioner!” appeared I wouldn't have been surprised. But I think I would have laughed. Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    Multiversity Comics - Michael Mazzacane Jul 20, 2017

    "Britannia" concludes with the dark heart of Rome revealed and the promise of more "adventure" as long as Nero is around. Read Full Review

  • 7.7
    SciFiPulse - Oral Frier Jul 24, 2017

    There is so much that goes into making Valiant's prestige series. Books such as Divinity, Savage, and Britanniawork to elevate what comics can be. Every installment may not break the mold, but it is still solid and impressive work. Read Full Review

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