Mouse Guard: The Black Axe #6

Mouse Guard: The Black Axe #6

Writer: David Petersen Artist: David Petersen Publisher: Archaia Studio Press Release Date: February 13, 2013 Cover Price: $3.50 Critic Reviews: 4
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In the last leg of Celanawe's quest for the Axe and its meaning, he is led to discover a secret order of mice who guard its secrets and history, its maker, and others like him. The knowledge of his having recovered the Axe leads Celanawe to a difficult decision. The end of the issue holds one final surprise for longtime Mouse Guard fans! Features a pin-up by Mike Mignola (Hellboy).

  • 9.0
    Major Spoilers - Dave Conde Feb 21, 2013

    I give Mouse Guard: The Black Axe #6 four and a half stars"Restoring my faith in the comic book medium. This shows that comics can be about talking animals without being childish. You should be reading it. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Forces Of Geek - Atlee Greene Feb 18, 2013

    Life outside the mouse kingdom can be dangerous, which amplifies the exploration that has treated readers to a series that is truly one of the best in the game today. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Bastards - Dustin Cabeal Feb 13, 2013

    If you’ve been following the series then you’re for sure going to pick up this issue, how could you not? I was very impressed with just how good the ending of this series was even with the delays. If you’re a trade waiter then you’re also pretty excited because that means a hardcover printing of this volume is on its way. Whatever your preference for reading, just make sure you don’t miss this series. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Greg McElhatton Feb 13, 2013

    "Mouse Guard: The Black Axe" #6 promises a hardcover collection soon, but this is great enough that if you simply can't wait, I wouldn't be at all surprised. This is the sort of series that you won't mind buying twice; each issue because you can't wait for another installment, and then a collection to sit on your bookshelf for easy access. With a smart epilogue that advances the main narrative of Redfur in the "present" day of 1153, "Mouse Guard: The Black Axe" #6 is a satisfying conclusion to this mini-series, and already has me eager for the next mini-series. Here's hoping it's soon. Read Full Review

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