East of West: The Promise #1

    East of West: The Promise » East of West: The Promise #1 - Volume One released by Image on September 2013.

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    Volume One last edited by thetrixter on 01/17/20 04:08PM View full history

    This is the world. It is not the one we wanted, but it is the one we deserved. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse roam the Earth, signaling the End Times for humanity, and our best hope for life, lies in DEATH. Collects EAST OF WEST #1 - #5.


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    East of West: The Promise Review 0

    Jonathan Hickman does a terrific job of combining a futuristic tale with the western genre. I personally have enjoyed the mixture of sci-fi and westerns in comics, being a huge fan of Cowboys and Aliens. This series from Hickman however makes that along with anything else attempting to do similar look average. Hickman doesn't just create a terrific story, but he also adds in legendary characters like the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, making minor changes to make this version of them unique. O...

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    I have absolutely no idea what I just read. 0

    When this particular book was suggested to me it was said to be very "Hickman" and after reading it you could replace "Hickman" with indecipherable and have no problems. You see when you read a book that is the opening arc to a creator owned series you should A) At the very minimum care about at least one of the characters and B) Have some type of grasp on how the world works. I did neither, the characters were confusing and somewhat bland and the world was confusing and somewhat bland. (Spoi...

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    More Like East of BEST 0

    I've been a Marvel fanboy for a long time, and it's not very often that I stray from X-Men or Spidey comics; it's a little narrow-minded of me, yes, but it's what I've grown to enjoy. Usually, I go straight to Image, looking for some good books to really delve into, and, as it so happened, two series were cried to the highest of heavens that I couldn't resist taking a gander; they would be Saga and East of West, the two series that everyone's talking about. Saga I found to be pretty great, but ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
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