Witchblade #144

Witchblade #144

Writer: Ron Marz Artist: Stjepan Sejic Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: May 18, 2011 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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Witchblade 15th Anniversary Issue! In 1995, Marc Silvestri, Michael Turner, David Wohl, and Brian Haberlin created a new kind of comic heroine with the origin of Sara Pezzini, the latest in a long line of bearers of the mystical gauntlet known as the Witchblade.

In an over-sized 15th Anniversary issue, Ron Marz and Stjepan Sejic tell Sara's origin from a new perspective, planting seeds that soon will bear deadly fruit! Featuring two spellbinding covers including a wraparound retrospective by series artist Sejic and an iconic painting by fantasy illustrator Jean-Sebastien Rossbach (Magic: The Gathering). Also including special anniversary features, pin ups, and much more! Plus ask your retailer about a FREE matching digital download of this issue with purchase.

  • 9.6
    Weekly Comic Book Review - SoldierHawk May 23, 2011

    One of the standard-bearers for anniversary/milestone issues as far as I'm concerned. Well worth the extra dollar for any Witchblade fan, and a great jumping on point if you're looking to dip your toe into the Witchblade (and Top Cow) Universe. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    IGN - Joey Esposito May 19, 2011

    Witchblade #144 includes a back-up "Secret Origin" tale of Sarah's boyfriend, Patrick Gleason, that is fun, if not particularly up to par with the rest of the issue. The book is priced at $4.99, but also includes a stellar cover gallery in addition to the two stories and afterword. Not a bad deal for a book that has some high quality painterly artwork in addition to top-notch storytelling. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    ComicBuzz - Niall Doonan May 18, 2011

    I understand the desire to put out an over sized issue for an anniversary, but as the extra content was neither here nor there in terms of quality or relevance, I would have preferred an extra helping of Marz and Sejic. Nevertheless, it was a good issue and one that should have a lot of relevance in Witchblade issues to come. Read Full Review

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