Samurai: Brothers In Arms #1

Samurai: Brothers In Arms #1

Writer: Jean-Francois Di Giorgio Artist: Frederic Genet Publisher: Titan Books Release Date: September 14, 2016 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
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Having bested the legendary Shobei in a duel, Takeo has finally left the Isle with no Name, accompanied by his brother Akio. The excitement of their voyage from the Island awakens Akio from his mute state, and Takeo is finally ready to discover the answers to the questions that have driven him so far.

  • 8.0
    Bounding Into Comics - Jorge Arena Oct 4, 2016

    Samurai: Brothers in Arms #1 rushes into feudal Japan, with you in toe. The writing is well researched, and enjoyable. Characters enjoy just enough depth for a beginning issue without feeling overbearing. The art takes what's imagined by Di Giorgio and gives you structure to be able to move forward in the story, even though some of the panels could have been handled better. Finally, the color is rich, while keeping to the traditions of what is thought to be used for a Japanese-inspired story. Samurai: Brothers in Arms #1 is a good enjoyable story, that will leave you happily expecting issue two. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    myconius Sep 14, 2016

    this was an excellent start to the next installment of the Samurai saga. . . . . if you at all enjoy a good tale of a wandering swordsman, definitely give it a try! . . . . you won't be disappointed. . . . . . the art feels like it's making nice progress since the very start of the series. . . . . . and it was very beautiful to begin with!!! . . . . . the next issue can't come soon enough!!! . . . . . it makes me want to go back and re-read the earlier installments of the saga just to hold me over.

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