Sons of Anarchy: Redwood Original #1

Sons of Anarchy: Redwood Original #1

Writer: Ollie Masters Artist: Luca Pizzari Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: August 10, 2016 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 1
8.2Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

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For the first time anywhere, read the untold story of how a young Jax Teller, 18 years old and fresh out of high school, decides to prospect his dead father's-and his current stepfather's-MC, the Sons of Anarchy.
                                                           The only all-new, original ongoing story for fans of Sons of Anarchy.
                                                           Under complete supervision of SOA show creator Kurt Sutter, the story will feature younger versions of all the characters you've come to know and love, including Opie, Clay, Jemma, Tig, Chibs, and Juice!

  • 9.3
    Heroes Direct - Eammon Jacobs Aug 11, 2016

    Sons of Anarchy: Redwood Original#1 is a must read for fans of the brilliant series. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Big Glasgow Comic Page - Michael Nunneley Aug 7, 2016

    Over all I enjoyed Sons of Anarchy: Redwood Original #1. I definitely want to read the next issue to see where they go with this story. I would also recommend this title to any fan of the show. I think however that part of my enjoyment came from my familiarity with the show. Seeing the characters in a different light was both fun and entertaining. But I'm not sure that someone unfamiliar with the show will get the same amount of enjoyment from it. There are references made that an unacquainted reader will not understand. For instance, Jax's relationship with Tara is mentioned and commented on. This would only make sense to a fan of the show.Thank you for reading our latest review of Sons of Anarchy: Redwood Originals #1. We here at the BGCP appreciate your viewership. Check back with us weekly for our latest reviews. And be sure to like us and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for regular updates on all things comics. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicWow!TV - Bhavna Bakshi Aug 8, 2016

    For any Sons of Anarchy fan, this is a must-read issue that is leading off a really good series that will make a lot of what you’ve seen thus far make a lot of sense. New readers: it helps to know a bit about the characters before reading, but it’s not necessary to enjoy the story. Either way, I recommend keeping up with this series to see what trouble these goons get themselves into next! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AiPT! - Lisa Allison Aug 8, 2016

    My Fears? Not sure I have any right now. There is so much to work with. This storyline can cover over a decade leading up to when the television series started. Plus there is the opportunity to provide deeper back stories for the other club members. Masters and Pizzari seem to have it on lock. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Bastards - Kaleb Hebert Aug 10, 2016

    The few reasons I am not giving this issue a 5 out of 5 is because of the lack of character development. New readers might get lost as to who the characters are and why they are important. The other is that the art wasn't quite top notch, again the dark eyes just took away some of the raw emotion that could have been there. Nit-pickiness aside, definitely give this series a shot whether completely new to the Son's or a well knowledgeable fan of the show. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Big Comic Page - Craig Neilson-Adams Aug 10, 2016

    That said, this is still an impressive opening chapter. While the story itself isnt really established just yet, this first issue does a solid job of (re)introducing us to the younger versions of these familiar characters in an exciting, accessible way. For fans of the show, this is a pretty much essential look at how their favourite characters got to where they were at the beginning of episode one, and for casual readers, this is still a thoroughly entertaining tale packed with beer, bikes and bare-knuckle brawling. Definitely one to keep an eye on as the series progresses. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Geeked Out Nation - Jess Camacho Aug 11, 2016

    “Redwood Original” #1 is a really solid start to what should be an enjoyable prequel to the television series. The character voices sound right and the art has a great sense of style to it. “Redwood Original” has the potential to fill the void the television has left behind for fans. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Flickering Myth - Tony Black Aug 15, 2016

    Around these character beats, you have a story with the club facing a dodgy drugs deal & enforcing a protection racket which surely will ripple through as the main action narrative–which allows artist Luca Pizzari to add plenty of flame and fire to his drained out, cool panels, but ones which often superbly convey classic characters such as Gemma, Tig, Bobby etc…–but the strength of this first issue of Sons of Anarchy: Redwood Original lies in just how close it hems to the tone and style of the original show, unafraid to depict brutal violence & profanity amidst hard hitting action. We can only hope for more of the same after this strong start. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    abisaeee Aug 11, 2016

    Great to see my crew back in action. Was like an episode from the show. New readers may not quite get it yet but I felt nostalgic while reading it. Stoked to see Jax development as a youngin!!

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