Blood & Water #1

Writer: Judd Winick Artist: Tomm Coker Publisher: Vertigo Cover Price: $14.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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    Comics Bulletin - Page45 Mar 27, 2003

    Now, with the help of artist Tomm Coker, whose solid figure work (think Duncan Fegredo inked by a restrained Kent Williams) also sports the odd inspired quirk, like curls on cheeks for laughter, Judd's also produced what appears to be the first genuinely interesting vampire tale since BLOOD (and that's what, fifteen or more years ago?). It's not pompous, or ponderous (the quotation above was spread over five panels), nor remotely gothic. It's funny and zappy, entirely contemporary, with some clever little devices, two charming supporting stars, and I can't wait to see where he goes with it. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Shaun Manning Mar 15, 2003

    Fans of Dave Eggers, or the aforementioned television epic, should find lots to smile about in Blood + Water. Its irreverent without being juvenile, and tragic without being overwrought. The dialogue is fluid and fresh, and the artwork is a kick. If only something could be done about that damn cover Read Full Review

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