Anchor #5

Writer: Phil Hester Artist: Brian Churilla Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: February 10, 2010 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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The Breeder and his monstrous offspring have been defeated, but the mysterious Wound has set his sights on The Anchor's companion, Hofi. The Anchor must choose between finally learning the truth about his past or saving the life of the one he loves. Black Lips Part One is a perfect jumping on point for anyone who failed to get aboard the comic book juggernaut that is... THE ANCHOR! A new BOOM! ongoing series, brought to you by Eisner Award-nominated writer/artist Phil Hester and fan-favorite artist Brian Churilla.

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    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Feb 12, 2010

    Hester only lost me when he shifted the story to Hell. I didn't see this as a necessary side-trip. Certainly, the writing in this new environment amuses, and the art's stellar with darker colors and black humorous designs, but the shift in focus loses some of the momentum. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Book Resources - Chad Nevett Feb 14, 2010

    Not only does "The Anchor" #5 mark the beginning of the second story arc, it also ships on the same day as the first trade, which collects the first four issues of the series. It may be somewhat stagnate for the beginning of a new story arc, but that also makes this issue a great jumping on point for new readers. Read Full Review

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