Shade, the Changing Girl #12

Writer: Cecil Castellucci Artist: Marley Zarcone, Ande Parks, Katie Jones Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: September 6, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 3
9.3Critic Rating
9.2User Rating

Shade's Earthly wanderings reach a dangerous crescendo, as the Metans descend on Hollywood. Can Loma escape by hiding out in Honey's body, or will that just mean Honey goes with Megan's body to a Metan jail? Plus, learn the fates of Lepuck, River, and Teacup in the brain-melting conclusion of our first story arc.

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Matthew Lloyd Sep 6, 2017

    Again, the creative team manages to state something universal about existence in the human condition. Art? Yes. Insightful? Yes. Great comics? Absolutely! Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Comic Book Bin - Deejay Dayton Sep 8, 2017

    With the current issue, I can state without any qualification that Shade, the Changing Girl has become a worthy successor to the great Milligan series. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    AiPT! - Lisa Allison Sep 6, 2017

    'Shade the Changing Girl' tackles emotional issues in a weird science, Technicolor dream coat. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Comicsverse - Brandon Bloxdorf Sep 9, 2017

    SHADE THE CHANGING GIRL #12 concludes the second volume of the series by tying up loose ends and giving the readers much to look forward to. Read Full Review

  • 9.3
    IGN - Tara Giovannini Sep 7, 2017

    Overall, this is one of the best issues of Shade, the Changing Girl, and if you haven't hopped on yet, do yourself a favor and grab this one. Don't worry about it not making sense, the madness is part of the fun. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Weird Science - Chris Sep 6, 2017

    Crazy, wonderful, and beautiful... also, frustrating and ugly.  The perfect way to put this year-long psychedelic adventure to bed for a little while.  A satisfying pseudo-resolution for those of us who have followed since day one.  Don't stay gone too long, Shade... the world needs your madness! Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Graphic Policy - Logan Dalton Sep 8, 2017

    Death and rebirth: it's doesn't get more beautiful and poetic than that.Shade the Changing Girl#12 explores these universal themes through the insights and character arcs crafted by Cecil Castellucci; the clean, yet bad dream-like art of Marley Zarcone and Ande Parks, and Kelly Fitzpatrick's kaleidoscope rainbow color palette. It also sets up a newly whole Shade the Changing Girl for more adventures as a human girl. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Spock's Brain Oct 11, 2017

    Another great issue...this has been my favourite of the Young Animal line, and this issue perfectly wraps up the first year of story; the major plotlines are wrapped here, Shade's goodby with Lepuck is sufficiently moving, and we are ready to move with Shade to many more outlandish, mind-tripping adventures. I'm hoping that DC is patient with their Young Animal line, because they have a special title here as written and drawn by Castellucci and Zarcone.

  • 10
    DavidTC Sep 15, 2017

  • 8.5
    HOSHWE Sep 13, 2017

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