Shadowman #8

Writer: Andy Diggle Artist: Renato Guedes Publisher: Valiant Comics Release Date: October 24, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 3
8.3Critic Rating
8.3User Rating

As Shadowman returns to New Orleans with a revelatory new understanding of the immense abilities within himself, he won't have long to adjust...because a war for control of the ultimate magical artifact - the bones of Master Darque, his old arch-nemesis - is about to erupt out of the underground and into the harsh view of day!
On one side: The Brethren, a society of wealthy and powerful occultists obsessed with Darque's resurrection and ushering in a millennia-long reign of darkness. On the other: Shadowman's old allies from The Abettors...and Darque's own sister, Sandria, who w more

  • 10
    Comics: The Gathering - Nathan Koffler Oct 24, 2018

    As we are introduced to a new arc, we are given a lot to digest and with the help of Diggle's writing, it goes down easy. This issue has stirred up a lot of excitement in me for the battles that are coming within the next several issues which means that it did it's job. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    Graphic Policy - Alex K Cossa Oct 27, 2018

    Unfortuntely, aside from trying to convey a senses of awe and wonder at the art, I really don't have a lot to say about this comic. As I said, I've added it to my collection, not just for the art, but I did put my money where my mouth is.Shadowman #8is a brilliant addition to the Valiant library – and is one of the best visual experiences I've had in comics in a long time. Read Full Review

  • 8.3
    Major Spoilers - Stacy Baugher Oct 25, 2018

    Shadowman #8 is one a title for comic fans who don't care for the cape and cowl set. While it is not in the same vein as Constantine or Dr. Strange, it straddles the world of the superhero and the mature fan nicely. There is enough in it to satisfy a multitude of people, and the story and pacing will have you coming back next month to see where the story goes next. Read Full Review

  • 8.3
    Geeked Out Nation - Jideobi Odunze Oct 24, 2018

    Shadowman #8 sets our heroes on a new mission that will put everything changed about them to the test. So far, you couldn't be anything short of impressed when Jack and Alyssa have consistently proved that there is nothing between them and assuring the fate of the world doesn't fall to supernatural chaos. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Brazen Bull - Dave Robbins Oct 23, 2018

    With this new jumping on point, Shadowman is back in the midst of a supernatural battle that occurs right in the middle of the here and now. He has some help and a new weapon, but the stakes are as high as they can be. Read Full Review

  • 6.0 - Jamie Lovett Oct 24, 2018

    Renato Guedes and Simon Bowland's visuals skew heavily towards realism, which helps with the conspiracy-thriller tone of the book. Whether Andy Diggle and his collaborators can help elevate the plot to something more than it's basic structure remains to be seen. Read Full Review

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