Skaar: King of the Savage Land #3

Skaar: King of the Savage Land #3

Writer: Rob Williams Publisher: Marvel Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson May 23, 2011

    So, the main plot here (mysterious force from beyond threatening to take over the Savage Land) is pretty familiar by now, seeing as how it was the plot of the first appearance of Belasco back in '82. To overcome the contempt that comes with that, writer Rob Williams throws a lot of elements in, and the kitchen sink may be in reserve for next issue. He's tying a lot of extant plot points together (but when did Kevin and Shanna have a kid again?) in interesting ways, but there's still some hard-to-define element of style missing. Skaar is kind of a cipher throughout the issue, and there's very little context for what might have happened in the previous two issue. Still, it's self-contained, it's well-constructed, and best of all, it has Devil Dinosaur in it, allowing me to forgive a great many sins. If the plot twist at the end has a believable reveal, this could be the next big underground Marvel miniseries event, but even taken solely on it's own merits, Skaar: King Of The Savage Land Read Full Review

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