Weekly Reading Round-Up : 04/07/2019 – 04/13/2019


Ryan C.'s Four Color Apocalypse

Welcome to another Weekly Reading Round-Up, where first issues aren’t just a job, they’re a way of life. Here’s another four, from this Wednesday last —

Faithless #1 comes our way from Boom! Studios and the writer/artist team of Brian Azzarello and Maria Llovet, and it’s kind of hard to get a handle on what this one’s even about, much less where it’s going. A kind of occult take on the “erotic thriller,” I guess, revolving around an amateur practitioner of the magick arts named (big surprise) Faith, who makes herself a mysterious new “special friend,” gets pretty intimate with her pretty fast, and then — well, shit gets weird. Azzarello struggles to write youthful characters with any kind of authenticity, and he also struggles with the balance between erotic and prurient, so the whole story ends up feeling more than just a bit “off.” Boom! is going all-in on…

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One response to “Weekly Reading Round-Up : 04/07/2019 – 04/13/2019

  1. Pingback: Lisa’s Week In Review: 4/8/19 — 4/14/19 | Through the Shattered Lens

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