Doctor Mirage #2

Writer: Magdalene Visaggio Artist: Nick Robles Publisher: Valiant Comics Release Date: September 25, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 9 User Reviews: 2
8.8Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

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Death was no obstacle for Doctor Shan Fong Mirage, born with the ability to see and communicate with the dead, but what happens if she's dead?
Shan's newest ally, a teenager named Grace, is sure that they're both dead, but can her perceptions be trusted?
The mysterious absence of Hwen Mirage is explained here!

  • 10
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Jason Jeffords Jr Sep 26, 2019

    DOCTOR MIRAGE #2 is a must read. Between the relatable characters and fantastic art, DOCTOR MIRAGE is becoming one of the best comics of 2019. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    Comic Watch - Nicholas Osborn Oct 5, 2019

    The psychedelic trip steeped in mysterious tragedy continues in Doctor Mirage #2, a series that feels determined to push Shan into dangerous new territory, but never forgets the dark romance roots of these great characters. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    Graphic Policy - Alex K Cossa Sep 25, 2019

    Quite possibly one of the most exciting things on the shelves today – I urge you to check this out. Read Full Review

  • 8.9
    Multiversity Comics - Matthew Blair Sep 27, 2019

    A well written modern pulp comic that delivers a solid plot, great characters, and is complimented by some of the most gorgeous artwork you will see all year. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    The Brazen Bull - Dave Robbins Sep 25, 2019

    A story about the dead and the afterlife shouldn't come with easy answers, and Doctor Mirage certainly does not. What it does have are flawed and interesting characters as well as a fairly dense mystery to unravel. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Word Of The Nerd - Cat Wyatt Sep 26, 2019

    Doctor Mirage #2 read completely differently from the first issue, but that's not a bad thing. The clever artwork and storytelling style allowed us to learn even more about the situation Mirage is in. Though it has perhaps left us with even more questions to be answered. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Sep 26, 2019

    The opening installment of Dr. Mirage was a strong one for me in how it picked up where the previous series did, for all intents and purposes, and getting to see what Shan is struggling with worked well. That drive has made things hard for her as one would expect and that's shown throughout this issue as she goes further than she should. Visaggio has the relationship between her and Hwen down beautifully and I'd love to see more of it in the smaller moments as we get here. Robles again delivers a great looking book and the project as a whole continues to have me curious as to where this'll end up when all is said and done. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Sep 25, 2019

    Theres an attractive gravity underlying the central mystery of the series that echoes into the second issue. The flashback to earlier events robs the narrative of some of the supernatural exploration that made the first issue so intriguing. But it DOES serve to ground the story on both sides of the veil between life, death, the past, and the present. Far from compromising the appeal of Shan, her decision to do what she has to do to get into the Temple of Isis makes her that much more interesting as the series reaches its midpoint next month. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Major Spoilers - Ingrid Lind-Jahn Sep 27, 2019

    Is the road to death always destined to be a one-way journey? Read Full Review

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