Serenity #2

Writer: Joss Whedon, Brett Matthews Artist: Wil Conrad Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 2
8.0Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

Joss Whedon and Brett Matthews continue the journey of the brigands and outlaws that call the ship Serenity "home" in this second issue of the prequel to Whedon's Serenity the feature-film follow-up to his cult-hit TV show Firefly. On the run and out of cash, the ragtag crew of Serenity take on a scavenger mission with the hopes of earning enough dough to disappear for a while. Little do they know an old enemy is scheming to remake their acquaintance with the help of some covert operatives known only as the Blue Gloves. Interior art is by the inimitable Will Conrad (Marvel's Elektra and Witches) and colors are by the illustrious Laura Martin more

  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Aug 5, 2005

    I can't wait for Serenity, but the comic book series that's pure Whedon and crafted with such care will hold me over until the movie hits the theaters. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Aug 9, 2005

    First off I have to say that I'm the proud owner of Jo Chen's Kaylee cover, as while Jayne is my favourite character on the series, Kaylee is a very close second, and Jo Chen nicely captures why I'm a fan of the character as she manages to perfectly sells the character's infectious smile. As for the interior art, I'll give Will Conrad full marks for his ability to capture the look of the characters, as there's a lovely group shot of the cast as they listen to Badger's offer that perfectly captures the personalities of the characters. The big impact shots of the issue are also quite impressive, with the one-page shot of the Battle of Sturges only being topped by the double-page spread of the ruins that remain. On the other hand the art does go a little too far when it come to the big punches, with the scene where Book nails Mal looking downright strange, as one is left to question why Jayne's attention isn't being drawn to the main action on the page. I mean if any character would be ri Read Full Review

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