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PopCultHQ Comic Book Review – Second Sight #3 by AfterShock Comics

PopCultHQ received a preview copy of Second Sight #3 from AfterShock Comics. In stores now, the creative team for this new mature readers series features writing from David Hine, artist Alberto Ponticelli, colorist John Kalisz, and letterer Comicraft’s Jimmy Betancourt.

Here is PopCultHQ’s spoiler-free review of Second Sight #3…


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PopCultHQ’s Comic Book ReviewSecond Sight #3

SS2This book is straight up wild. Not your typical comic book for sure. Violence, pornography, and pedophilia. Definitely for mature readers. A touch of British references is appealing. It may not be for everyone, but I do enjoy British comedies and films so I can appreciate the mentions.

Writer David Hine puts forth this wild tale that leaves you puzzled, but intrigued. I certainly need to review the first two books to get me a little more up to speed. But was David has done magnificently is writing a story that is so gripping it sucks you in. I am actually looking forward to issue four to see where this is headed..

Alberto Ponticelli’s art surprisingly fits this type of story. It definitely compliments Hine’s delivery. I must say that this isn’t the type of comic I would normally pick up at my LCS, but I would give the next issue a try and see if it makes my pull list. Plus I do have faith in what AfterShock Comics is doing so we’ll give it a go. Plus the word “bollocks” always makes me laugh.

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PopCultHQ’s Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Stars
Almost made it a 4-star rating, but unfortunately I missed the first two issues and it was difficult jumping into the series with this issue.

PCHQ 3.5


Aftershock

Available Covers for Second Sight #3

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Publisher: AFTERSHOCK COMICS
(W) David Hine (A/CA) Alberto Ponticelli
Ray Pilgrim’s visions are becoming more disturbing and the bodies are piling up. His investigative daughter Toni is convinced if they are going to stop the slaughter her father must tell her the truth about the past and his relationship with the twisted killer known as The Reaper.
In Shops: 4/20/2016
SRP: $3.99

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DHDAVID HINE

David Hine is a British comic book writer and occasional artist. He began his career at Marvel UK and 2000AD, then after writing and drawing the graphic novel Strange Embrace, he scripted a number of books for Marvel and DC including District X, the Harvey nominated Daredevil: Redemption, Spider-Man Noir,Batman and The Spirit. For Image he has written Spawn and The Darkness and the creator-ownedThe Bulletproof Coffin and Storm Dogs. His adaptation of “The Man Who Laughs” was nominated for Best Book in the British Comic Awards.


APALBERTO PONTICELLI

Alberto Ponticelli is an Italian illustrator based out of Milan. He is an Eisner award nominee for his artwork on Vertigo’s Unknown Soldier. Other works of Alberto’s include Frankenstein, Dark Knight, Dial H, and FBP for DC Comcs; and Godzilla for IDW. He is also the creator of a Blatta, an Italian graphic novel which won him several awards in his home country.

Jason Bennett
Jason Bennett is PopCultHQ's senior editor, a contributing writer, and comic book reviewer/reporter. He is a big lover of coffee, cats, cooking and comics (plus all things Green Lantern). He is a strong supporter of indie comics, creators, and publishers and Chris Hardwick is his spirit animal (we don't know how to respond to that). Follow Jason on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @TahoeJBennett
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