American Vampire: 1976 #2

Writer: Scott Snyder Artist: Rafael Albuquerque Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: November 11, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 10 User Reviews: 5
8.9Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

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Skinner, Pearl and a surprising new ally team up to pull off their game-changing heist of the Freedom Train, but time is running out for a nation in crisis. The Beast’s plan for mass terror and world domination is finally revealed in sick detail, and as humanity spirals toward extinction, there’s a devastating twist. When an unexpected force returns to pick off the VMS’s top officials, Travis and Cal discover that the ultimate evil has competition-and the final battle will be more merciless than anyone imagined.

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Tony Farina Nov 12, 2020

    American Vampire 1976 #2 ends with a haunting, edge of the seat awesome, damn it why do I have to wait a whole month image. Albuquerque is simply slaying. Yes, that pun was totally intended. Snyder is a master storyteller. This is a great second step. I can't wait to see what comes my way next month. Pick this up. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    The Brazen Bull - Charlie Chipman Nov 11, 2020

    American Vampire 1976 (2020-) #2is dense with well-crafted artwork and dialogue/narration; this second chapter continues to pique interest and gain momentum as the plot thickens. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Forces Of Geek - Lenny Schwartz Nov 11, 2020

    I look forward to seeing what Snyder and Albuquerque have in store for us with this series. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Nov 10, 2020

    I'm really enjoying this series so far and all the possibilities Snyder, Albuquerque and McCaig can take these characters fighting off the threat of this sinister vampire cabal. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Nov 10, 2020

    American Vampire has never really been a hard-boiled horror book, instead coming off more like a thriller. That means that when it dials up the horror, it's rarely more effective. We're headed towards a classic ending to a masterpiece of a book here. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Nov 10, 2020

    Rafael Albuquerque delivers some stylish, beautifully gritty visuals to this issue. Everything looks great and has a beautiful, timeless quality that makes the imagery appealing. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AIPT - David Brooke Nov 10, 2020

    The stakes are effectively raised in American Vampire 1976 #2 and the monsters are revealed. This has the historical weight of each scene wrapped in moments of dark psychological impact you won't want to miss. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Graphic Policy - Brett Nov 10, 2020

    American Vampire 1976 #2 is a fantastic second issue. It takes a step back to make sure all readers are caught up and on the same page while hurtling the story forward balancing its various aspects. While it's the second issue, it feels like the true start to things and is as good a starting point as the first issue. If you were a bit confused by the debut or feel like you were missing something give this second issue a shot and get caught right up. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Multiversity Comics - Gregory Ellner Nov 12, 2020

    Intense moments work together with seamless recaps to continue this story forward. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Nov 12, 2020

    It's enough to keep this long-time fan of the series engaged, but doesn't provide any reassurances that this story was worth the wait. Read Full Review

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