"A strong and compelling story, that isn't afraid to use suggestion and nuance rather than heavy exposition. Elephantmen is easily one of the best science-fiction comics on the market right now."
— Dorian Wright
, Slightly Timely Reviews
"When the government attacks the lab and the creatures fight, we feel both their pain, their hatred, and their yearning to be free. It's a beautifully rendered fight, too."
— Greg Burgas
, Comics Should Be Good
"Enough good things cannot be said about the art in this issue. From the blank stare of Dr. Nikken to the crying of the baby elephantmen, the art brings the issue to life in a way that is as painful to the heart as it is amazing to the eye. (10/10)"
— Matthew McLean
, The Comics Review
"An ideal buy for new readers looking to get into this series. (4.5/5 bullets)"
— Bruce Logan
, Line of Fire
"Artist Ladronn turns out one amazing looking page after another, and whether the setting is a lab or a battlefield, every panel is full of an astonishing level of detail."
— Marc Mason
, Comics Waiting Room
"If you were previously a fan, pick it up. If you are new to the series, definitely pick it up along with a copy of the incredible first issue."
— David Martindale
, Comic Pants
"This is well done, it's different...I want to get the rest of this stuff."
— Geek Speak Weblog #16
, San Antonio Express-News
"One of the many brilliant books I read & love every month."
, DVDTalk forums
"It has some interesting ideas, some great visuals, and is an all around great book."
— Darrell Ferguson
, Life of Darrell
"This was good, good, gorgeous stuff. (Recommend of the week)"
— Scott Cederlund
, Wednesday's Haul podcast