God Country Vol. 1
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God Country Vol. 1

Writer: Donny Cates Artist: Geoff Shaw Publisher: Image Comics Trade Paperback: August 2, 2017, $16.99 Issues: 6, Issue Reviews: 205
9.1Critic Rating
9.4User Rating

SOUTHERN BASTARDS meets American Gods in a high-stakes fantasy series that masterfully blends high-octane action and jaw-dropping worldbuilding.
In GOD COUNTRY, readers meet Emmett Quinlan, an old widower rattled by dementia. Emmett isn't just a problem for his children-his violent outbursts are more than the local cops can handle. When a tornado levels his home-as well as the surrounding West Texas town-a restored Quinlan rises from the wreckage.
An enchanted sword at the eye of the storm gives him more than a sound mind and body, however. He's now the only man who can face these otherworldly creatures the sword has drawn down to th more

Rating Collected Issues Reviews
9.1
God Country #1 29
9.0
God Country #2 15
8.6
God Country #3 12
9.2
God Country #4 9
9.2
God Country #5 8
9.8
God Country #6 9
  • 10
    Kgphil01 Aug 14, 2017

    Sheer brilliance! Comics don't get any better than this! Everything from the character development, to the struggles the characters go through, the fantasy action, the art EVERYTHING about this book is perfect!

  • 10
    Nick_Mad Jan 21, 2018

    One of the best comics of 2017.

  • 9.5
    RaisingBlack Mar 17, 2018

    When I first started this trade I wondered about what was all the hype. This is a really good book, but why are people calling it best of the yea material. I finished it and the hype is absolutely true. This story starts out great and ends in perfection. I'm happy indeed this start to finish as as one book. Cates told a great story that really doesn't need a sequel. I think that that is a testament to Image Comics. Image has wanted another hit like Saga and Walking Dead but to not draw out story for the sake of dollars here is something I heavily respect. This is a book about choosing connection over power and fighting He'll for the people you love. It is about time and passing on the best of yourself. Shaw captures all of that in the art. I hope we see this team again soon because the work speaks for itself.

    Pick this up and give it to your kids in the future.

  • 10
    endangered Aug 1, 2017

  • 10
    Grifter Mar 16, 2018

  • 9.0
    Louis Mar 8, 2018

  • 8.5
    Troy Apr 6, 2018

  • 8.0
    Dan Nov 3, 2017

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