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from PureNerdNip writing for The Capeless CrusaderIn an industry primarily dominated by over-the-top heroes whose decades of history now are caught up in constant crossovers or sweeping year long events; how can a reboot of an oft overlooked character in the flagging sword and sorcery genre like Red Sonja hope to compete? The answer is, you don't.Rather, you do the exact opposite; and you do it so well that everyone who's sick of over-the-top heroes, constant crossovers and sweeping year long ev...2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
The problem with finding a wider appeal for Red Sonja has always been that her perceived image is that of a one-note heroine drawn for a specific demographic. Indeed, the cheesecake covers that have graced the front of Dynamite’s many variants over the better part of the last decade have done very little to dissuade us of the notion that a warrior in a metal bikini is not the sort of thing that sophisticated modern comics connoisseurs should digest. Which is precisely why the character was ripe...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
This review was originally posted on the review blog I contribute to, here.Shadowhawk takes a look at the first issue of the rebooted Red Sonja as the TFF Friday Comics Reviews finally get a name-branding.“This is exactly the sort of first issue I was looking for and I can say with full confidence that Gail Simone is off to a rocking start!” ~Shadowhawk,The Founding FieldsRed Sonja #1 is an issue I’ve been looking forward to ever since Dynamite announced the news all the way at this year’s Emera...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
Cover & Solicit - 5/5Would I pick-up or buy the comic based on the solicit or cover alone?Are the alternate covers appealing?Does the solicit and cover portray what happens in the issue?Do I like the artist's style on the cover?Art, Colors & Inking - 4/5- Weighted DoubleDo I personally like this artist's style?Does the artist stay true to the characters appearance?If there are multiple artists do they blend well and not disturb the reading experience?Does the coloring/inking blend well w...2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
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