"Moritat manages to capture everything that the writer is striving to achieve here, in particular the creation of a strong emotional link with the characters."
— Paul Skevington
"If you haven't been reading Elephantmen, read Elephantmen. It's above and beyond everything else that's out there in comics. It's brilliant."
, Variant Edition podcast
"Moritat nails the city streets in the 23rd century nicely, and newbie artist Chris Burnham heats up Mystery City with a wordless contribution, nicely wrapped between two covers by the great Ladronn and veteran David Lloyd."
— Dana Tillusz
, Weekly Wanderlust
"The outstanding sci-fi comic does a quiet, 'day in the life' story about Hip Flask trying to get home with some groceries. It's a short seeming story, but typical of the deft characterization and humanity that informs the Elephantmen series as a whole."
— Dorian Wright
"This is a beautifully made book in every facet. From the main story, the extras on the writers, artists and cover art that frequent every book, to the great flip-style back up story, I am excited each month this book comes out."
— Chris Murman
, Line of Fire Reviews
"Again, we get the split book and again, we get two character-driven short stories. Both are really well done. "
— Darrell Ferguson
, Life of Darrell
"What do you do with
a drunken sailor an Elephantman with a broken leg? How does he get his groceries home? Why is that truck barrelling out of control down the road? And was that a pick-up line?"
, Random Access
"It's interesting to be reminded of the purpose of the Elephantmen — they were bred to be warriors — and contrast it with how Hip Flask has grown into a decent man. As usual, this book continues to be very high quality. "
— Greg Burgas
, Comics Should Be Good
"The flip story is 'Silent Running' and is worth the price of admission."
— Dave Sim
, Dave Sim's blogandmail