One of the most appealing aspects of the comic book medium is it’s inherent creative flexibility. Writers can do literally anything they want, take readers anywhere, and give artists wonderfully creative worlds and characters to draw. It’s this flexibility that drives the industry forward and it’s the only reason why Hollywood is lining up in droves for comic book properties to put on the big screen. One such book pushing story-telling to these limits is Autumnlands: Tooth & Claw by Kurt Busiek and Ben Dewey. The grand and imaginative wonder of the world found within The Autumnlands is eclipsed only by the rich and compelling characters living within that world. Issue #4 of the series continues to expand on both the world and the characters, but there’s a slow burn to the overall story, and I’m beginning to lose patience. Continue reading Review: The Autumnlands: Tooth & Claw #4
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Whenever you read a comic by longtime writer Kurt Busiek you know you’re going to get two things. Something different. And something awesome. Unfortunately, sometimes these two things just don’t work together. Tooth & Claw takes readers headfirst into a magical world of strange and spiritual beings, laying the groundwork for something truly spectacular, but, pardon the expression, there’s a whole lot of bark and not enough bite. Check out our Preview of Tooth & Claw here.
MARVELS and ASTRO CITY writer KURT BUSIEK returns to Image Comics with rising-star artist BEN DEWEY for an all-new ONGOING SERIES! Conan meets Game of Thrones meets Kamandi in an original high-fantasy epic for mature readers, as a secret conclave of wizards brings a legendary champion back through time to save the world, with disastrous consequences. The action begins in a spectacular DOUBLE-SIZED FIRST ISSUE, with forty-four pages of story with no ads for the regular price of just $2.99!