Joe the Barbarian #5

    Joe the Barbarian » Joe the Barbarian #5 - Chapter 5: From Never to Always released by DC Comics on July 2010.

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    Chapter 5: From Never to Always last edited by gravenraven on 05/30/23 03:48AM View full history

    Joe, Jack, Smoot and Zyxy plunge from the heights of Inventoria to the ruined Forest City of Yalway. But why is the shattered statue of the long-lost Iron Knight so familiar to Joe? How can the prophecy of the Dying Boy bring this once powerful kingdom back to its former glory? And what unknown, terrible creature from the Outer Darkness has King Death sent forth to do his terrible bidding? Is this the end for one of the companions?



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    The Iron Knight 0

    The metaphor embedded in this story is built under such a solid foundation, that I still don´t know how much of it is just an imagination of Joe, trying to cope with his great pain of losing his father (thus the comparison of him as the great Iron Knight, someone that Joe was penciling in the first issue), or indeed this is the collision of two worlds and everything that´s happening in Joe´s house is resonating in this fantasy world - in my heart I know it´s his hypoglicemia that´s doing everyth...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

    Start Acting Like A Giant 0

    We are past the half way point in eight issue mini series and at times there are more questions than there are answers.  That is not to say that there are not slow reveals that clue you into what is going on in the multiple worlds that Joe walks in.  Some times you just have to pay attention as they are put there for you 2 find on your own.  Some people have said that they feel this story is losing its momentum and I find myself wanting to agree but disagree as well.  I think in the long run you...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.

    A Truly Captivating Story 0

    I'm telling you, I was a bit skeptical after I saw two words "Grant Morrison" as the writer on the cover of issue 1. It's hit or miss with Grant and I was wondering how he was going to juggle Batman & Robin/Return of Bruce Wayne with another comic, but my skepticism was misplaced on this one.   The Most Excellent  Sean Murphy's art is to die for. I find myself awe stricken and dumbfounded at the incredible detail and beauty of Murphy's art. Perfect for this book! He has crawled into Grant Mo...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
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