Kolchak is not a perfect issue. Mr. Ulanski misses what I feel is a small but crucial part of the mythology. The narration while sounding like something Mr. McGavin may have delivered and Jeff Rice may have written misses the reporter's old school sense of time. Always Kolchak would imprint to his narration a date and time to establish his story. He would say something like "It was a cool day on September fifteenth. The leaves had already turned red, and at ten fifteen on Tuesday morning so did the alley behind Johnson's Luxury Furs and Other Hides." The flourish was a vital part in creating the illusion that Kolchak was reporting--no matter how outlandish--the news. This small caveat aside, the creative team create an extremely enjoyable Kolchak story that follows the example of the show. Read Full Review
When the police broke the door in they also let sunlight in destrying the Shadow Creature. Kolchak is escorted to the airport after "agreeing" to turn over all pictures and notes on the CCD. In return they don't press charges of kidnapping. The artwork fits the story and characters. Its kind of frumpy. If anyone actually doesn't remember Kolchak, it was a cult TV show called Nightstalker featuring a reporter who investigated bizarre and weird stories, like this plant and shadow creature one. Read Full Review
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