Sea of Red #1

Writer: Rick Remender, Kieron Dwyer Artist: Salgood Sam Publisher: Image Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Bob Agamemnon Apr 11, 2005

    Overall, Sea of Red #1 augurs a light, entertaining series. Oddly, Rick Remender writes a rather defensive letter in the back in which he promises no genres, no heroes, no villains. This comic contains all three; indeed, it depends on them for its entire narrative frame work. And as for declaring, if you are bored of vampires, dont worry, so are we. If you dont know what to think about a book involving pirates, dont worry, were not writing a pirate book, he need not apologize for the vampire-pirate fusion his letter is printed in. The creative team should not start out what promises to be a fun exercise in genre games by striving to shed labels. Instead, Sea of Red should embrace its roots without worrying about being confined by convention. An image from next month features Marco and a young woman whose hairstyle and eyewear suggest she belongs closer to our time than issue #1s dateline of 1533. If Remender and company plan on adding modern-day horror la John Carpen Read Full Review

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