American Vampire: 1976 #5

Writer: Scott Snyder Artist: Rafael Albuquerque Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: February 10, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 5
8.4Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

Skinner, Pearl, Book, and the rest of the team are finally united in their mission to stop the Beast from world domination, but the missing key to their success is protected by a council of preeminent ancestral monsters with an axe to grind. These are the progenitors of some of the world’s most iconic folkloric species, and the victims of a broken American promise. Desperate for the council’s assistance, Skinner’s crew becomes a captive audience to their tale of betrayal-but the chilling insight saps all hope of recruiting their help. With only a few days to spare before terror is unleashed, the team must convince the legends that human more

  • 9.6
    Forces Of Geek - Lenny Schwartz Feb 11, 2021

    The leader of this council is a real piece of work who is telling them that he accepts their macabre gift. And that is when things really take off.The crew listens to the history of the Council. The history plays heavily into what is going on with the main plot. The team only has a few days to convince this Council of Firsts that humanity is worth saving. Can they do it?The story is dark, fun, and exciting. Snyder is doing his best work scripting this series. The art is among the best work that Rafael Albuquerque has ever done. This is a fantastic book from cover to cover and I can't wait to see where we are going with this. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Feb 9, 2021

    Albuquerque kills it with some great visuals throughout the issue. Not only is the action amazing, but the art evokes some brilliant, scary moments from the characters. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Feb 10, 2021

    American Vampire is prepared for a very big climax and now it's time to see whether or not it can deliver on so much promise. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AIPT - David Brooke Feb 9, 2021

    American Vampire 1976continues to be an interesting exploration of history and how monsters fit within what we know. The adventure elements are limited in this issue -- this is mostly a long conversation, but the characters are intriguing as ever. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    DC Comics News - Tony Farina Feb 11, 2021

    American Vampire 1976 #5 is the penultimate issue of this series. It does a lot of explaining and gets the readers ready for the finale. I have faith in this team that the end of this series will be worth the ride. People reading this in the collected form will hardly notice the rambling as they will be ready for some explanation by this point. Read Full Review

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