Red Sonja

Red Sonja #6

Featuring a seeming wish list of the most contrived, co-incidental story-telling contraptions a comic book writer could conjure, Amy Chu’s script for Issue Six of “Red Sonja” must surely have baffled and bewildered the title’s loyal 11,215 readers in June 2017. Indeed, it is difficult to deduce a more randomly haphazard sequence of events than the one which befalls this publication’s titular chara...[Read More]

Red Sonja #5

Considering that writer Amy Chu had previously gone on record as saying that she loved “Red Sonja because she’s badass, pure warrior… [so] she just slays”, it is probably a safe bet that even the staunchest of this “Dynamite Entertainment” series’ 11,692-strong followers in May 2017 weren’t particularly impressed with a narrative disquietingly devoid of any pulse-pounding action whatsoever a...[Read More]

Red Sonja #4

Arguably, there comes a time every now and then during any ongoing comic book series when a particular edition will cause its audience to pause and strongly consider whether or not they’re going to push on and finish reading the publication. Disappointingly, Amy Chu’s script for Issue Four of “Red Sonja” potentially provides just such a watershed moment, arriving approximately half-way through the...[Read More]

Red Sonja #2

Initially settling upon the She-Devil’s disconcertingly quick adaption “to her new surroundings”, Issue Two of “Red Sonja certainly seems to start out well enough with its portrayal of the woman warrior spearing a duck at the North end of Central park, Near Harlem, and then racking up an eight hundred dollar beer tab in a local bustling bar. Indeed, up until Kulan Gath catches sight of a series of...[Read More]

Red Sonja #0

There’s undoubtedly something noble about Amy Chu’s disconcerting direction with Issue Zero of “Red Sonja”, because this “Dynamite introductory priced” comic book definitely lives up to her aspiration to take the titular character “away and put her in a completely new environment where she’s forced to adapt.” However, the decision to place the barbarian in modern day Manhattan rather than Robert E...[Read More]

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