European artwork of the action strip type always tends to be realistic and barebones good. The work by W. Vance is no different, and while some--usually those who draw like the dumb, annoying cousin to the artist proper--accuse European styled artwork being static; this cannot be said about XIII. Emotion is evoked rather than blurted, but these subtle expressions often are more effective than hammy cries of "Nooooooooooooooooooo!" You also never ask what these characters are feeling. You can see their emotions on the pages. Read Full Review
For 75-cents, this is a hell of a deal! The art and story are good enough to warrant paying full price for the series. I certainly hope the complete stories are published in their original graphic novel format. XIII could be the sleeper hit of the year. Read Full Review
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