Helen of Wyndhorn #2

Writer: Tom King Artist: Bilquis Evely Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: April 17, 2024 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 11
9.3Critic Rating
9.2User Rating

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From the Eisner Award-winning and bestselling creative team of Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow comes this Gothic sword and sorcery epic that's Conan the Barbarian meets The Wizard of Oz. As the secret history of her family begins the unravel, Helen explores the grounds of Wyndhorn House and its many inhabitants both real and fantastical, on a quest to understand her true family heritage and what role she plays.

  • 10
    AIPT - Nathan Simmons Apr 17, 2024

    'Helen of Wyndorn' evolves into something even more beautiful and strange in its second issue, weaving a tale of loss, secrecy, and the importance of storytelling. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Zac Owens Apr 20, 2024

    'Helen of Wyndhorn' is about many things. It's about coping mechanisms, family dysfunction, and fantastical lands populated by mythical creatures. But most of all,this creative team assures us, it's about its characters.'Helen of Wyndhorn' #2 is a stunning second chapter. This intimate, understated story is surprising and moving. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    The Comicbook Dispatch - dragoncache Apr 17, 2024

    Even before they were written and collected, fairy tales tantalized readers with glimpses of realms beyond our own. Any Human who ventured into those realms saw great wonders but paid a price. Helen Of Wyndhorn #2 reminds us that early 20th-century fantasy authors like Robert E. Howard and H. P. Lovecraft suffered mental afflictions and died young. Yet their tales of magic and wonder, populated by heroes, monsters, and gods, left an indelible mark on our collective consciousness. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Apr 17, 2024

    Evely delivers some breathtaking art throughout the issue. Every page is filled with beautifully detailed characters and backgrounds. The visuals are brilliantly immersive and provocative. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    Pages and Panels - Seth A. Romo Apr 16, 2024

    From start to finish, the entire creative team is clearly on top of their game. Every letter and artistic detail is the epitome of intentional storytelling and the themes, symbolism, and world building continue to be top notch. Read Full Review

  • 8.3
    Graphic Policy - Logan Dalton Apr 21, 2024

    I'm really enjoying the complex characterization of Helen who is still annoying, drunk, and unruly all the time, but was the only person who believed in her father, CK Cole. King resists speeding up the plot to get to more of the quest/fantasy elements to delve into the shared trauma of Barnabas and Helen that reveals itself through rage, isolation, and alcoholism. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Apr 17, 2024

    As the broader story develops, Bilquis Evely's presentation of every portion of this setting remains absolutely stunning. Even the interiors of the manner are bound to impress with vaulted ceilings and detailed backgrounds filled with books, wine, or weapons. Yet the exterior establishing panels are consistently jaw-dropping and provide readers sufficient cause to keep reading with wondrous green fields and gardens that appear to be from another world, perhaps they are. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Dave DSG Apr 17, 2024

    Thomas Roger wrote a book about the tragic life of C.K Cole, based on the interview he did with Lilith Appleton, the housekeeper who took care of Helen when her father committed suicide.

    This comic tells how Helen asks her grandfather Barnabas Cole for answers about the monster that attacked them and he stopped, but she gets no answer, only elusive screams and the destruction of the dining room.

    Helen one day discovers her grandfather with an animal called FlyUne, which she knows thanks to reading her father's books, but this is a fantastic being and she believed that they did not exist, the mansion and those around Wyndhorn hide mysteries, which she tries to discover, because her father always told her that more

  • 9.5
    AmericanHealthcare Apr 19, 2024

    Near perfect.

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    Jason The Dude Apr 28, 2024

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    Chanel May 13, 2024

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    Ryan May 11, 2024

  • 9.5
    mariotrent Apr 24, 2024

  • 9.0
    retcon_D May 2, 2024

  • 9.0
    COREMARK Apr 20, 2024

  • 8.5
    Jawsh Apr 25, 2024

  • 8.5
    Smithd33 Apr 22, 2024

  • 8.5
    Josecab79 Apr 17, 2024

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