Archon: Battle of the Dragon #1

Archon: Battle of the Dragon #1

Writer: John J. Perez Artist: Marco Maccagni Publisher: Action Lab Comics Release Date: August 12, 2015 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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Las Vegas, 1981. Gareth Thompson, a Vietnam veteran and single father, has just accepted a security job at the new fantasy-themed "Archon Hotel and Casino." However, he'll soon discover all the Orcs, Elves and Dragons at the Resort are not people in costumes, but actual creatures of myth and legend. Variant cover by Erin Fusco, limited to 2000 copies.

  • 8.0
    The Broken Infinite - Frank Rodriguez Aug 11, 2015

    Big Moment:Meeting Gareth's new boss.The Good:We open with an epic battle dealing with a big legend. We have a compelling lead character with an interesting background and new job. We have elements of a tabletop rpg, fantasy and modern world all mixing together. Perez creates a tapestry of an entertaining tale, mixing the world of fantasy with the world of the modern age seamlessly. The main plot of the book has not fully taken shape but the concepts behind the book make it very interesting. The dialogue in this issue is diverse and appealing, allowing to deepen the experience of the whichever realm the story is taking place in. Perez does a terrific job of making characters feel believable and give them solid development.Macagni, Villirillo and Sykes paint some wonderful pictures of these worlds and characters within Archon. There is a solid amount of detail that definitely gives readers a sense of the modern world versus the fantasy realm. The art is a nice mix of cartoony, classic c Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    Graphic Policy - Brett Aug 17, 2015

    With added material in the back perfect for any dungeon master and dice slinger, Archon: Battle of the Dragon #1 is a fun new read for those who like a little sword and sorcery. Read Full Review

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