Pop Gun War: Gift #1

Pop Gun War: Gift #1

Writer: Farel Dalrymple Artist: Farel Dalrymple Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: May 11, 2016 Cover Price: $14.99 Critic Reviews: 2
6.5Critic Rating
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POP GUN WAR is about childhood, self-discovery, oppression, guilt, dreams, loneliness, whatever, and an inner city boy named Sinclair, who discovers a pair of discarded angel wings. With these wings, Sinclair flies around the city and gets into adventures.

  • 7.0
    Comic Crusaders - Robert Anderegg May 13, 2016

    The dream-like theme of the story is one that plagues the reader throughout the experience of Pop Gun War. Is any of this real? Is all of it? How much is just in Sinclair's head? The direction this book takes is not a novel one, what with stories like Through the Looking Glass and The Wizard of Oz having fantastic creatures and unrealistic events. The difference is that those have a definitive "real" world versus the "dream" world. This comic tale does not, which makes for an incredibly immersive reading experience. I normally don't like using half stars, but Pop Gun Wars falls between "Good" and "Great" for me, and that is a very fine line. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Bounding Into Comics - Jared Leatzow May 18, 2016

    Plot and dialogue wise this was not a strong book. It gets too surreal at times and makes little sense. The true theme of Pop Gun War: Gift isn't always obvious as well. However, that isn't to say that the book isn't without its positives. The art was strong and interesting to look at. What was negative, as far as the writing goes, was a positive with the art which was filled with weird and interesting visuals. Read Full Review

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