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Anansi Boys #1

Writer: Neil Gaiman, Marc Bernardin Artist: Shawn Martinbrough Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: June 26, 2024 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 1
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New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman joins forces with Eisner nominated Adora writer Marc Bernardin and Thief of Thieves cocreator Shawn Martinbrough to adapt Gaiman's Locus and British Fantasy Award-winning novel as a comic book series for the first time-and soon to be a television show on Amazon Prime! "Fat" Charlie Nancy leads a boring life as a boring Londoner, until he discovers two things: That his recently deceased father was, in fact, Anansi the Spider, the trickster god of African folklore, and that he has a twin brother he's never met. Which kicks off a reality-spanning odyssey of sibling rivalry more

  • 8.4
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jun 26, 2024

    Martinbrough crafts some lively and beautifully detailed art throughout the issue. The visual style works beautifully for the character moments as well as the colorful interpretation of Charlies father. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AIPT - Collier Jennings Jun 29, 2024

    Anansi Boys #1 is worth picking up if you're into Neil Gaiman's work or if you want to shake up your reading list. It's also proof that comics can be just as great an adaptation as films or TV shows as long as you have the right creatives in place. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Jamie Lovett Jun 26, 2024

    As long as readers can accept Anansi Boys for what it isa serialized graphic novelthey'll be in for a fine time in the Gaiman mold. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Capes & Tights - Justin Soderberg Jun 21, 2024

    Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman, Marc Bernardin and Shawn Martinbrough is a wonderful adaptation. The new format gives longtime fans a new format to enjoy their beloved story while also allowing new fans to experience for the first time. The script and artwork, not to mention the beautiful cover by David Mack, are captivating bringing Gaiman's award-winning novel to life. Anansi Boys should not be missed. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Major Spoilers - Christopher Rondeau Jun 26, 2024

    Anansi Boys #1 had a lot of great characterization, but I'm unsure if the next issue will cover what interests me. Read Full Review

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