Writer Monty Nero is a fresh new voice in comics, with a long career as a videogame concept artist under his belt. Artist Mike Dowling has worked on 2000AD and with comedian Frankie Boyle, with whom he created Rex Royd.
A striking new voice in the superhero genre. - Comic Book Resources
A smart, raw and relevant spin on the superhero genre. - MTV Geek X-Men meets The Dallas Buyers Club. - Nerd Reactor "It's a brilliantly original concept, and a features an incredibly smart script by Montynero, highlighted by fantastic character work and strong dialog." - Newsarama one of the best hooks I've ever heard for a comic - Comics Bulletin DEATH SENTENCE is one of the truest representations of superpowers appearing overnight. - Ain't It Cool Pulls you in with a clever concept and ends with a bang. - Geek Rex Dark, gritty and edgy in all in the best ways possible. - New Gamer Nation I'm really thankful that there are publishers out there like Titan Comics that are willing to step out of the box and publish comics like Death Sentence. Comics that tell stories that are from the writers souls. - Pop Cults It's really an interesting plot and you see bits of heroism, revenge, lust, loss, and more all wrapped up in a beautifully illustrated package. - ScienceFiction.com Death Sentence Volume One is a wonderfully written and masterfully illustrated saga filled with superpowers, sex and unforgettable moments that deserves your immediate attention. - Entertainment Buddha With sharp dialogue and expressive illustrations, Death Sentence Vol. 1 is a fun, fast, uncompromising ride that keeps the reader craving more. - You Nerded An incredibly gripping story that is tough to put down. The characters are both believable and unattainable, the plot is very unpredictable and really quite unique, and the art is top notch, giving readers a sense of immersion in the story that is essential to its overall feel. This is a book you won't want to put down - even if you are a little disturbed at times. - Games Fiends The art is spot on, paced well and highly detailed. Mike Dowling has outdone himself here. - Adventures in Poor Taste If you are someone who enjoyed Watchmen or Alan Moore's Miracleman run then you will enjoy Death Sentence. - How To Love Comics Writer Nero and artist Dowling balance everything with a touch of humor, edgy darkness, realism and solid characters. If you're tired of reading PG Marvel and DC superhero comics and looking for an "adult" comic book, check out Death Sentence by Titan Comics. - Retrenders The awesome comic series. - Destructoid The physical book in and of itself is great, the story is very interesting, and the art is pretty cool. - Outright Geekery Death Sentence is a solid title. It covers sex, drugs, rock-and-roll, the meaning of life, and demi-gods that walk among us. I'd recommend it for the Ennis crowd. If you enjoyed titles like Preacher it's a must read as it retains that sort of flavor to it. - Hey Poor Player Superbly written with visuals (Mike Dowling illustrates) that send shock through the reader, Death Sentence is a book to fall in love with. - Horror Novel Reviews I simply have not had this much fun with a comic book in a very long time. - Pop Mythology Confidently written and artistically captivating, Death Sentence is a bold and brash newcomer to the comic book biz. Relating to video games for a moment, this outrageous mix of sex, drugs, violence, superpowers and comedy is like something born from the brilliantly twisted brain of Suda51 -- only it was created by two dudes from the UK. It's weird, but that's the genius of Death Sentence. - VG Blogger Death Sentence is a prime specimen of how to do modern "superhero" books right. In this character-driven story about terminally-malignant, sexually-transmitted superpowers and the fallout that ensues, both writer Montynero and artist Mike Dowling prove to be a masters behind the creative wheel. - Comic Bastards fun to read and hard to put down. - Examiner The characters are well-developed and lively and Dowling's design work is impressive - his art has a great, Sean Phillips-esque feel to it. I'm fascinated to see where they go." - Brian Cronin, Comics Should Be Good, CBR An edgy, moody feel, with plenty of mystery and fear in the air. The premise and unique characters are intriguing. - Danica Davidson, CNN, Los Angeles Times I like the gritty artwork of 'Death Sentence.' It just exudes sexiness, depravity - all the things you generally want in a comic that's reaching for an adult audience. - Latino Review This is the magic of comics. DEATH SENTENCE makes you look up, wonder and ponder. As over-the-edgy as it gets. As a fan, this is the stuff I want! - Broken Frontier