Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard Vol. 2 #1

Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard Vol. 2 #1

Writer: David Peterson Artist: David Peterson Publisher: Archaia Studio Press Release Date: June 26, 2013 Critic Reviews: 6
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The 2011 Eisner Award winner for best anthology is back with a second volume! In the mouse tavern the June Alley Inn, a new round of storytelling begins between the patrons. Their goal is to be declared the best story of the night in hopes of having their outstanding debt to the barmaid forgiven. Legends of the Guard continues the tradition of featuring handpicked artists and storytellers by series creator David Petersen. This issue features Stan Sakai (Usagi Yokimbo), Ben Caldwell (The Dare Detectives!), and the Awakening team of Nick Tapalansky and Alex Eckman-Lawn!

  • 10
    Newsarama - Forrest C. Helvie Jun 25, 2013

    As a parent of two small boys who believes in the value of a well-written, age-appropriate comic as a viable source of entertainment and personal development, this book hits all the right spots. Yet, I also have to say that this series continues to prove it is equally enjoyable for adult readers as well " not as a "guilty pleasure reading," but as a series of stories that are rich and thoughtful in the topics explored in each issue. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Major Spoilers - Wayne Hall Jun 27, 2013

    ProsDiverse, interesting stories from a variety of creators.Colorful, fascinating characters in "real" stories that will keep you on the edge of your seat.ConsIf only all four issues had all come out at the same time! Oh, well, there's always next month! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Forces Of Geek - Atlee Greene Jul 1, 2013

    It doesn't matter if the stories are true or not, it just matters is they are good. In this case, the stories are wonderfully told and a privilege to read. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Graphic Policy - Sean A. Guynes Jul 2, 2013

    This is my first experience with Mouse Guard, but I have to say that Im not only looking forward to delving into Petersens rodent world, but Ill for sure put the next issue of this anthology, Legends of the Guard, Volume 2 on my pull-list. If youre a fan of any of these artist, love rodent stories, or just want something fun to read and beautiful to look at, then this is the book for you. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Kelly Thompson Jun 27, 2013

    As with any collection of short stories, reader mileage will vary. On the whole these stories were enjoyable and did a decent job of further building the world of "Mouse Guard" but it wasn't a volume that will stay with me the way much of the regular series has. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Comicosity - Aaron Long Jun 27, 2013

    The Legends of the Guard series is built with die-hard Mouse Guard fans in mind, and those readers will most likely enjoy this comic quite a bit. The middle story, especially, adds quite a lot to the mythos and world of the Guard, and is probably worth the price of admission itself. I'll be back for more Legends, as I enjoy exploring this world whenever possible, but as of yet the anthology won't be at the top of my read pile. Read Full Review

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