Comic Review: Skullkickers – Vol 2

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Issue: Skullkickers Vol. 2 Writer: Jim Zubkavich Artists: Edwin Huang, Espen Grundetjern Colors: Misty Coats Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: November 2011 Pages: 144 Price: $16.99 “The second SKULLKICKERS adventure is a wondrous tornado of action-adventure: a den of thieves, a city of danger, nobility, stupidity, plant monsters, dinner parties and bloodthirsty faerie folk.” Dying Breath: 4.5 out of 5 CRASH! ROLL! LAUGH! STAND UP! FALL AGAIN! LAUGH! APPLAUD! That about sums up what I … Continue reading

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Comic Review: Skullkickers – Issues 3-4

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Issue: Skullkickers #3 & 4 Writer: Jim Zubkavich Line Art: Edwin Huang, Chris Stevens Colors: Misty Coats Cover Artist: Chris Stevens Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: November & December 2010 Pages: 32 Price: $2.99 “ONE THOUSAND OPAS AND A DEAD BODY,” Part Three—A pilfered poison pabulum has pickled pieces of our protagonist’s paunch while portentous poetic prophecies proudly parade apace, parlaying a perilous paradigm. Paraphrasing: SKULLKICKERS is a particularly perfect packaged pamphlet of plucky pulp … Continue reading

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Book Review: Skullkickers – Issue 1

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Issue: Skullkickers #1 Writer: Jim Zubkavich Line Art: Edwin Huang, Chris Stevens Colors: Misty Coats Cover Artist: Chris Stevens Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: Sept. 2010 Pages: 32 Price: $2.99 “No one knows where these two warriors came from. The only thing that’s clear is that they’re two of most ornery, trouble-making $%@# that have ever lived. SKULLKICKERS is a fantasy action-comedy: Two mercenaries are entangled in a high-class assassination plot and nothing—werewolves, skeletons or … Continue reading

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