Metallix #6

Writer: David Michelinie, Bob Layton Artist: Ron Lim Publisher: Future Comics Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Jul 18, 2003

    Ron Lim continues to provide some of his best artwork for Metallix. Everybody looks proportionate, and there's a uniformity in their appearance throughout the panels which flows quite in conjunction with the narrative. Not known for his more subdued scenes, Lim handles these panels as equally as well as those that provide humor and his action sequences. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Aug 1, 2003

    A fun if not terribly deep issue, that tries a little too hard to be funny, that one is left with almost a sitcom like feel. Now I must admit I did find myself enjoying the frantic atmosphere of the bar fight, as the metal x bounced its way around the bar, and a couple of the obstacles that Owen encountered on the trip made me smile, but overall the book was a bit too wink, wink, nudge, nudge in it's attempts at eliciting laughs. The simple fact of the matter is that while the bar fight was entertaining enough, it never really came across as all that dangerous, and the behavior of the goons was a bit stereotypical, as one would think that the aggression of these men could be turned on and off like a light switch. However, the issue does a fairly solid job of expressing the sense of loss that is felt by the cast to the death of one of their own in the previous issue, and the final page of this issue manages to offer up a pretty nice twist, as Owen's humorous trip is given a decidedly un Read Full Review

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