All-Star Western #17

All-Star Western #17

Writer: Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti Artist: Moritat Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: February 27, 2013 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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Gather round for a lesson in the terrible secret history of Gotham City with Jonah Hex! Hex and Doctor Arkham are at the forefront as a disease threatens to destroy part of the city. The patient survival rate is looking pretty grim Plus: In the backup story, meet Jenny Freedom and the StormWatch of the 19th century!

  • 7.3
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Feb 27, 2013

    The backup feature is a bit more well-rounded. Here, Palmiotti and Gray introduce readers to the 19th Century incarnation of Stormwatch. The star of this opening chapter is that era's Century Baby, Jenny Future. As much as this backup could be viewed as a rehash of Demon Knights in a different time period, all that really matters is that it offers a fun blend of Wild West adventure and steampunk aesthetic. I'm very much looking forward to seeing this version of Stormwatch take shape in subsequent chapters. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Den Of Geek! - Marc Buxton Mar 6, 2013

    Speaking of which, the back-up features Jenny Freedom and the old West version of Stormwatch! This brief but exciting tale also creates a sense of history within the DC Universe, something the Stormwatch title has often failed to do. Jenny Freedom is a cool idea, a century child celebrating emancipation. Like the Jonah Hex tale, this story makes the tapestry of the DC Universe a little bit more complete and colorful. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Minhquan Nguyen Mar 5, 2013

    I had higher hopes for this series, given its premise, but it's never really capitalized on its promise and it doesn't look like it will do so anytime soon. Dropped. Read Full Review

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