matkrenz's Severed #1 - Part One: Nothing Wasted review

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    It's a good start.

    Review of Severed #1. 
    The Story: Jack receive's a letter given to him fron his Grandson and he flashe's back to 1916 when to tell ths tory of how he lost his arm. 
    The Good: It seems one of the themes in this mini-series is appearence's. Porter is a salesman and explains that he has sharp teeth underneath the soft ones. This is plays both ways because he needs to sell things and he needs to be aggressive in order to get paid  but in actuality he has sharp teeth that he uses to kill orphans. Also the story of a young Jack Garron running away from home in order to get a new life as a hobo seems like a good story of showing a glowy, optimistic child the darker side of life. I also enjoy Futaki's art, it seems like something I saw in history books of old portraits of people and it works very well for this story. 
    The Bad: This is set up for the rets of the mini-series and I didn't really find anything scary. 
    The Verdict: It's good set up for this mini-series but it doesn't really have any scares as of yet. This is a buy.

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