Sword Daughter #4

Writer: Brian Wood Artist: Mack Chater Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: December 5, 2018 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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On the run from the Forty Swords, Dag and Elsbeth fall back to the wilds of Northern Europe and shelter with a secretive group of mountain warriors.  Elsbeth learns the history of the sword she carries, and we get a glimpse at the woman she's destined to become.

o Brian Wood and Mack Chater team up again!

o A premiere format: 28 story pages, deluxe cover

  • 8.6
    Impulse Gamer - Dana Folkard Dec 6, 2018

    Overall, I thought that this was a slower-paced and poignant issue of Sword Daughter. Dag and Elsbeth become more reflective as their lives slow down for the winter months, allowing for us to glimpse into their changing dynamic and the ever-growing bond between them. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Dec 6, 2018

    While Sword Daughter suffers a bit due to the gap between issues there's a whole lot to like here. Brian Wood is crafting a strong tale of father and daughter and their journey of revenge while giving us a good feeling of the time period and its people. Mack Chater has been a favorite of mine for some time now and I love the work he's putting in here with a great looking issue in capturing the bleakness in a lot of what's going on. It's a grim book but one that finds the right small ways to give us a little lightness and levity while still driving forward that larger story of revenge. I can't wait for more. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Jamie Lovett Dec 5, 2018

    Sword Daughter #4 flashes back and forth between the two narratives. It is a bit of an adjustment, with the future scenes feeling a bit divorced from context, but there is an added texture in being able to see the ramifications of this father-daughter journey immediately in Elsbeth's future. Read Full Review

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