Pirate Tales #1

Pirate Tales #1

Writer: various writers Artist: artists Publisher: Boom! Studios Critic Reviews: 1
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    Eye On Comics - Don MacPherson Nov 5, 2006

    DC, Morrison and Williams asked readers to wait an awfully long time for this conclusion, and man, was it not worth the wait. Don't get me wrong - the art is stunning in its detail and diversity, while the script is often challenging and always ambitious. And it's been so long since I read any of the earlier Seven Soldiers material that I spent half of the book completely lost. Ideally, this bookend comic should flow from the original #0 issue that got the whole experiment underway. I don't see such a flow. Morrison also spends so much effort keeping the title characters apart from one another that it interrupts the flow of the storytelling, so much so that at times, sequences seem like they are completely unconnected in the first place. This is most notable with Morrison's take on Jack Kirby's Fourth World characters here. Honestly, I was disappointed there wasn't more interaction among the characters. The repeated shifts instorytelling approaches - both visually and in the script - Read Full Review

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