Ash & Thorn #1
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Ash & Thorn #1

Writer: Mariah McCourt Artist: Soo Lee Publisher: Ahoy Comics Release Date: June 24, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 2
7.8Critic Rating
8.2User Rating

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The apocalypse is nigh! The world needs a Champion, and the only heir to a sacred mystical lineage is...a little old lady? Meet Lottie Thorn, reluctant savior of the world, and her also-elderly trainer Lady Peruvia Ashlington-Voss. They might not look it, but these women are prepared to take on any Big Bad that comes along. But first, perhaps a nice cup of tea?  Every AHOY comic also features extra prose stories and illustrations.

  • 9.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Apr 8, 2020

    A really good first issue of what may be my new favorite comic. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Forces Of Geek - Lenny Schwartz Jun 26, 2020

    I look forward to see where the creative team takes us from here. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AIPT - Alex McDonald Jun 23, 2020

    'Ash and Thorn' is a fresh, original story, as readers have come to expect from AHOY Comics. Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    Graphic Policy - Brett Jun 29, 2020

    Ash & Thorn #1 is a fun debut featuring some interesting protagonists you don't see every day. It has a light tone and is just going with the flow of fun. Sit back and enjoy something new and different and a new series featuring a type of main character we don't see too often. Read Full Review

  • 7.2
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Justin Munday Jun 24, 2020

    A fun but slightly scatterbrained first issue of a horror-comedy comic with a charming and enticing premise. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics Bookcase - Jacob Cordas Jun 24, 2020

    Its a promising start of a series that is marred by some issues I hope will be ironed out soon. That being said, the concept game here is so strong, I would still recommend buying it and watching how it Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Doom Rocket - Jarrod Jones Jun 19, 2020

    Still finding its sea legs. Considering the company it keeps in the AHOY annals,Ash & Thornisn't a comedy book in the strictest sense; it's not funny in the ironic way that other AHOY titles have been funny. It doesn't have a mean streak or wants to take the piss out of some well-deserved societal target (like influencer culture inHashtag: Danger!or the pathetic wealth worship found inBillionaire Island). The humor that exists in this issue lies in the ridiculousness of Lottie's new-found situation"though eventhatisn't ridiculous, not really, at least not in the context of your typical comic book magical mystery tour. Though, lurking beyond its initial premise are dark forces looking to further disrupt Lottie's piano lessons"and McCourt's fascination with the Lovecraftian may reap sinister rewards. Woe betide those who would come between Lottie Thorn and her latest pie recipe. Read Full Review

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