Written by: Al Ewing
Illustrated by: Simone Di Meo
Color Assists by: Mariasar Miotti
Lettered by: AndWorld Design
Publisher: Boom! Studios
Release Date: October 27, 2021
Reviewer: JR Huitt
We Only Find Them When They’re Dead #9 comes from Boom! Studios this week. Al Ewing and Simone Di Meo push the story to the furthest edges of space as they blast towards the finish line of the arc. Ride along as we look through the lens and see if We Only Find Them When They’re Dead #9 has enough boost to clear the atmosphere or if it destined to crash land.
We Only Find Them When They’re Dead #9 is an incredibly dense book but in a most definitely wonderful way. Al Ewing is pulling out all of the stops as he weaves what I am considering to be his boldest series yet. And remember, this is the writer who gave us The Immortal Hulk! Seeing how all of the pieces are fitting together in this penultimate issue to the second story arc of We Only Find Them When They’re Dead has been a thrill!
Simone Di Meo drags thoughts and images from my mind and paints them onto the pages of We Only Find Them When They’re Dead #9. His artwork is spectacular, especially the scale of the pages when he pulls the eye back to reveal just how massive the ‘Gods’ are. There is a double-page spread of just this in the middle of the book that I would love to see Boom! Studios offer as a poster.
We Only Find Them When They’re Dead #9 is another great issue from Al Ewing and Simone Di Meo. The story and art build together perfectly to capture the reader’s attention and make sure that it stays focused during the experience. And reading any issue of We Only Find Them When They’re Dead is most assuredly an experience. My favorite book of the week!