House of Whispers #9

Writer: Nalo Hopkinson, Dan Watters Artist: Dominike "Domo" Stanton Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: May 8, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 2
6.5Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

To try and understand what is going on in her own story, Erzulie seeks to enlist assistance from the fearsome god of stories: Kwaku Anansi. However, the spider-god has many threads in his web, and who knows what price he may extract in unraveling the secrets of one...

  • 9.0
    Comic Book Bin - Deejay Dayton May 16, 2019

    Art-wise, I guess I would have to admit that this issue is a tiny step down. A very tiny step. I say that only because no single page or panel really stood out and grabbed me. I have come to expect some very dynamic visuals in this book. Yes, it still blends realism and fantastical art exceptionally well. There is not one page that isnt of high quality. But Stanton has already set a very high bar with the art on this book. I really cant complain if it doesnt surpass itself. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield May 8, 2019

    I don't know if this issue is quite as good as the last, with its trio of stories illustrated by different guest artists, but it's delivering a compelling chapter in one of the most ambitious books in the Sandman Universe line. Read Full Review

  • 5.8
    Weird Science - Reggie Hemingway May 8, 2019

    The contest of stories between Ezrulie and Ananse is off to an underwhelming start. Ananse's stories have real-time repercussions, which probably wouldn't float in an official Olympic setting. Here, though, they've got to play by giant spider rules. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    DC Comics News - Tony Farina May 9, 2019

    As has been the case of House of Whispers so far, this is just a bit uneven. The focus is scattered, but the art is striking. Honestly, as long as Domo is drawing, this book is worth getting Read Full Review

  • 4.0 - Jamie Lovett May 8, 2019

    Another frustrating, middling installment of the series. Read Full Review

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