Game of Thrones: Clash of Kings #1

Writer: George R. R. Martin, Landry Quinn Walker Artist: Mel Rubi Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Release Date: June 7, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 1
7.3Critic Rating
7.0User Rating

George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire saga continues in the official comic book adaptation by Dynamite Entertainment! Following the events of A Game of Thrones, Westeros is embroiled in civil war, while Daenerys Targaryen -- as heir to the Targaryen dynasty, seeks to reclaim the Iron Throne. Arya, with the help of Yoren, a brother of the Night's Watch, has escaped from King's Landing, but the road to the Wall brings its own dangers. Meanwhile, Sansa attends a tournament on the sadistic King Joffrey's name-day, and Bran, in Winterfell, suffers from strange dreams of wolves...

  • 7.8
    SciFiPulse - Oral Frier Jun 13, 2017

    The latest installment in the GoT comic adaptation has a great deal of ground to cover; however, it does not feel like a rehash of things we already know, but a more deliberate examining of a pivotal time. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    ComicBuzz - Brendan Allen Jun 27, 2017

    Clash of Kings is off to a solid start. Fans of the novel series will appreciate the care that has been taken with George R.R. Martin's masterwork. If you're a fan of fantasy, you may want to either start with the first Song of Ice and Fire novel, A Game of Thrones, or the previous series by Dynamite. There is some narrative exposition, but not enough to necessarily bring a brand new reader fully up to speed. Read Full Review

  • 7.1
    Multiversity Comics - Robbie Pleasant Jun 8, 2017

    If youre looking for more Game of Thrones to get you hyped for the show or drawn into GRRMs world, this will more than suffice. Read Full Review

  • 7.0 - John McCubbin Jun 9, 2017

    George R. R. Martin's A Clash of King #1 gets this new series off to a solid start, with the creative team giving us a much more engaging adaptation. Not only does this tailored approach allow for a much more accessible story visually, but it also allows the illustrations to shine through, with the two working together harmoniously. Read Full Review

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