The Unwritten #5

Writer: Mike Carey Artist: Peter Gross Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: September 10, 2009 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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  • 9.2
    IGN - Bryan Joel Sep 10, 2009

    Once again The Unwritten kept me guessing. This time, however, it was done by switching up the format in a way that stays true to the title's main themes but gives readers a glimpse at the scope of the entire operation that Tom Taylor has become embroiled in. Quite possibly the best issue since the debut, and just another reason why The Unwritten is the best new book on the stands. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comics Bulletin - Geoff Collins Sep 17, 2009

    This issue is a prime example of why The Unwritten is one of the most interesting stories in comics right now. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Alex Evans Sep 12, 2009

    As long as you go in knowing that this is a break from Taylor, this is yet another mind-blowing good issue of the most intelligent book on the stands. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Book Resources - Chad Nevett Sep 12, 2009

    If you thought "The Unwritten" was an English lit major's dream comic before, this focus on Rudyard Kipling -- partly a celebration of his writing, partly a damning critique -- solidifies that sentiment. Thankfully, this comic is so much more than just an illustrated essay or biography, it's a story first and foremost. And it's a very good one at that. Read Full Review

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