John Carter: The End has another strong installment for me here as it delivers some utterly fantastic and electrifying artwork that makes each action sequence fantastic. But it also gives us some hugely distinctive characters and presents, at least in my mind, a really strong Roman-esque view of the characters that are ruling with Den and his side, a sense of power and chiseled rightness. The story is moving along in familiar patterns to be sure but each new reveal is engaging and seeing the three main subplots play out and how they're going to intersect is thrilling. I wasn't sure what to expect going into this series overall, especially since that first issue was such a radical departure, but it's delivered with each installment and has me excited to see what's next. Read Full Review
The story in this issue is exceptionally well done. It has great action and political intrigue that will have you guessing even after the final page, setting up the next issue perfectly. It is too bad the art does not follow such a great story. Read Full Review
While my enjoyment of this issue of John Carter was perhaps tempered by forced re-reads and an overabundance of exposition, there are some wonderful twists here to the story that Cox and Wood have crafted. I get the feeling that if I was reading the trade paperback Id have flown through this part without the slight frustration I had reading it as a single issue. Its still a damn good read though, and the reveal at the end makes it all worthwhile as I'm now dying to get my hands on the final two parts. Read Full Review
I am interested in seeing where this story leads. It is an interesting take on the ideas that Burroughs presented in the Barsoom stories without being a complete retread of the more traditional swashbuckler takes. Read Full Review
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