Dark Souls: Legends of the Flame #1

Dark Souls: Legends of the Flame #1

Writer: Dan Watters, George Mann Artist: Alan Quah, Nick Percival Publisher: Titan Books Release Date: September 21, 2016 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5
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In a realm where hollowed champions rise and fall with the ages, where brave knights quest for absolution and bonfires blaze against the everdark, myth and legend will forever prevail...
From the desolate worlds of Namco-Bandai's critically-lauded videgame series comes this unsettling collection of all-new Dark Souls tales, written and drawn by some of the comic industry's finest.  Building upon the extensive lore of the franchise, this action-packed anthology is essential for all fans of the game.

  • 9.0
    Newsarama - Justin Partridge Sep 15, 2016

    With three gorgeous standalone stories and a strong ongoing thread connecting them, Dark Souls: Legends of the Flame #1 is a strong example of having your cake and eating it, too. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    ComicWow!TV - Huck Talwar Sep 26, 2016

    This is a great issue for anyone who is into really dramatic stories as well as all things horror. I'll definitely be keeping up with this series, and I fully recommend it to anyone who enjoys a good story. Head over to your local comic book shop, and give it a read! Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Bounding Into Comics - Mike Fugere Jr. Sep 14, 2016

    Dark Souls: Legends of the Flame #1 is a serviceable issue. While none of the stories did much in the way to pique my interest in Dark Souls' lore, they were all clever enough to make me want to see what the creative teams have up their sleeves for the next installment. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Big Comic Page - Ross Sweeney Sep 14, 2016

    This feels significantly more like an appropriate adaptation of the series, not just in the artwork, but in the writing as well, both capitalising on the game's themes, and morphing the narrative architecture over to fit into a piece of sequential art. Read Full Review

  • 4.5
    Multiversity Comics - Alice W. Castle Sep 19, 2016

    A fine dark fantasy anthology with two enjoyable stories, but not one that captures the magic of Dark Souls. Read Full Review

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