The Plot #1
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The Plot #1

Writer: Michael Moreci, Tim Daniel Artist: Josh Hixson Publisher: Vault Comics Release Date: September 25, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6
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In order to receive... First you must give. When Chase Blaine's estranged brother and sister-in-law are murdered, he becomes guardian to McKenzie and Zach, the niece and nephew he hardly knows. Seeking stability for the children, Chase moves his newly formed family to his ancestral home in Cape Augusta... which overlooks a deep, black bogland teeming with family secrets.

  • 10
    Comics Bookcase - Zack Quaintance Aug 19, 2019

    The Plot #1 is the single best horror comic debut of 2019, and probably the best launch of a new terror series since Gideon Falls. Its a smart and confident story that relies on its characters as much as the supernatural. Its another smash hit in the making from Vault. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Sirens of Sequentials - CJ Pendragon Sep 7, 2019

    Overall, The Plot #1 is a must-read. With touching themes about family, loss and grief mixed in with long-buried pasts and secrets, it's almost guaranteed that it turns into an emotional rollercoaster that has you on the edge of your seat, with your heart in your throat and jumping when the cat gets in your lap. We see in the first issue a small exploration into adolescent angst, family dysfunction and the challenges of returning to a place where you have a past. A visually gorgeous first issue with top-shelf storytelling, The Plot #1 is absolutely required reading for anyone who claims to be a fan of comics or horror. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Anthony Composto Aug 30, 2019

    THE PLOT is a chilling horror story wrapped up in a compelling family drama, perfect for fans of Locke & Key and The Haunting of Hill House. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Sep 4, 2019

    The Green Lantern is heading toward a mini-hiatus following next issue, but the impressive whirlwind Morrison and Sharp take readers is a wonder to behold suggesting a re-read might be in order very soon. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Multiversity Comics - Gregory Ellner Aug 14, 2019

    When it comes to "The Plot," it's fair to say we're willing to give quite a lot for this first taste of the "Nightfall" line. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Doom Rocket - Clyde Hall Sep 13, 2019

    It's a sly and foreboding beginning for an appealing horror imprint concept. The first issue showcases a steadfast love for the genre that won't be rushed, cheapened, or compromised for plot advancement. Rich ingredients simmer in the narrative cauldron, destined to come to a bubbling, toiling boil before story's end. Read Full Review

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