Dead Boy Detectives #3

Writer: Toby Litt, Mark Buckingham Artist: Mark Buckingham Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: February 26, 2014 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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Dead British schoolboys Charles and Edwin finally locate their old bones, but what secrets do they hold? New detective Crystal is the only one who can find out by way of her major tech skills. But it might involve a trip inside a computer game called Yonda, where all is not as bright and colorful as it seems.

  • 9.0
    Infinite Comix - Jacob Torres Mar 3, 2014

    The art team of Mark Buckingham (pencils), Gary Erskine (inks) and Lee Loughridge (colors) is an absolute dream. Together they create some startling and striking imagery that is hard to look away from. The ghost bullies have dark, heavy lines around their eyes which gives them an unsettling look in contrast to the clean and expressive faces of Charles, Edwin, and Crystal. The art, especially with Loughridge's muted colors, creates an atmospheric tone that ranges from tense, to chilling, to fun. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Minhquan Nguyen Mar 4, 2014

    If nothing else, this issue is proof of Litt's concept and that it can sustain a good amount of story for some time. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Bloody Disgusting - Jorge Solis Feb 28, 2014

    “Dead Boy Detectives” #3 manages to keep the mystery suspenseful, while revealing certain clues along the way. The bromance between Edwin Paine and Charles Rowland is what makes the “Dead Boy Detectives” series really stand out. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Book Resources - Marykate Jasper Mar 3, 2014

    "Dead Boy Detectives" is off to a good start, but it won't make the leap to "great" until it has time to develop the many elements it's introduced. Here's hoping it gets that time, because all signs suggest that this could develop into a wonderful read. Read Full Review

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