Story: Donny Cates
Art: Lisandro Estherren, Dee Cunniffe
Cover: Nick Pitarra
Fresh off the plot twist of the last issue, Cates doesn’t take his foot off the brakes, instead he guns it and lets loose. The FBI surrounded our gang of vampires with the intention of wiping them off the planet. With the FBI closing in, Phil tries one last ditch effort to save our favorite vampire family and get rid of the horrible Landry’s. What we don’t realize is that the house where the Landry’s have been holed up, belongs to Phil! Like an absolute boss, Phil revokes his invitation for the Landry’s, causing them to run out of Phil’s house. The scene turns into chaos with vampires attacking FBI agents and shots being fired everywhere. But Father Landry gets his revenge on Phil by filling him with buckshot from his shotgun.
Uncle Bartlett manages to escape with Perry, and as Phil lays dying, the plot twist of JV’s return pays off with him riding in to save his family. JV repays the favor by finally killing Father Landry. Evil rushes to Phil’s side, demanding that JV turn him into a vampire. JV tells Evil that it’s too late and nothing can be done. Urging Evil to escape with him, we are left with the image of Evil holding Phil’s dead body while law enforcement surrounds him. The look of revenge on his face and JV realizing that they haven’t seen the last of Evil.
This issue sucked me in and didn’t let me go until the very last scene. I’m excited to see where Cates takes the character of Evil, and what the Bowmans next move is.
9 out of 10