American Carnage #9

Writer: Bryan Hill Artist: Leandro Fernandez Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: July 31, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 9
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8.8User Rating

Identity, law, and purpose collide as Richard Wright is forced to choose what he's really willing to risk to stop Wynn and Jennifer Morgan...and whose life he's willing to sacrifice in the process.

  • 9.6
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jul 31, 2019

    Leandro Fernandez offers some amazing art in this finale. There are so many great visual moments bathed in shadow and movement. A great, action packed visual feast. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Forces Of Geek - Lenny Schwartz Aug 1, 2019

    The creative team is is to commended. I didn't see this issue's twists coming at all. But man, I can't stop thinking about it. This is a book that is truly unmissable. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Black Nerd Problems - Mikkel Snyder Jul 31, 2019

    I'm still not sure I can recommend this comic to anyone. American Carnage #9 cements the series' status as brutal, bloody, and brilliant, but it's an endeavor to take on. It's not something you can pick up off the shelve and read casually. Much like the creative team, you have to have the intent to stare at the darkest parts of this hell time and be ready when it stares back. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Graphic Policy - pharoahmiles Nov 21, 2020

    Overall, American Carnage #9 is a shocking final issue that gives us a resolution. It's an ending that won't sit right with those looking for happy endings. The story by Bryan Edward Hill is exceptional. The art by the creative team is stunning. Altogether, a story that shows just how divided America really is. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Jul 31, 2019

    I'm not sure the pacing of this issue entirely worked, but the series as a whole is a must-read. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Christian Hoffer Jul 31, 2019

    American Carnage was a fantastic and poignant read, even if the ending will leave readers feeling down. Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    Comic Watch - Kevin Rossi Aug 1, 2019

    A powerful series reflecting our times, American Carnage comes to an end that feels premature but still carries weight. The open-endedness of the story may feel unsatisfactory to some, but in these times most things leave a lot to think about. I recommend not to miss this series. Grab any issues you can or wait for a trade to be released. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    DC Comics News - Sean Blumenshine Aug 12, 2019

    I really didn't like this issue. It's a somewhat fitting end to this disappointing series. There are a lot of great ideas here. I was interested in some of the characters dynamics and relationships. But not enough was done with any of it. This conclusion feels rushed and abrupt. It's not satisfying in any way. It's not a happy ending but it doesn't have the punch of a tragic or even bitter sweet ending. It just ends without making any kind of real impact. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Inknight033 Jul 31, 2019

    This series is so under rated that it saddens me. It's fantastic.

  • 9.0
    Amazing Psycamorean Aug 2, 2019

    This was a really good finale. Maybe I'll miss this one.

  • 8.5
    Spacey Medicine Sep 3, 2019

    Dang, what an ending!

  • 8.0
    Valiant Son Jul 31, 2019

    This series clearly wasn't intended to be wrapped up in nine issues, and it shows. Bryan Hill has done the best that he could to produce a solid conclusion, but there are weaknesses that result from events outside of his control. Nonetheless, the issue is good.

    The biggest tragedy in this issue is that we have been robbed of an excellent series due to the failure and collapse of the Vertigo imprint under Andy Khouri. He made a complete mess and has now been given the chance to screw up DC Black Label too (perhaps he has compromising photos of Dan DiDio and Jim Lee).

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