Lady Hel #2

Writer: Erik Burnham Artist: Zhengis Tasbolatov Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Release Date: September 21, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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Filled with chaos, attempted murder, and an undead seagull, the story like no other continues! After an encounter with an unfriendly entity in an underworld not her own, Lady Hel finds her way to get back to her own dimension's Earth. While there, she discovers the chaotic ramifications of her defeat at the hands of the future Purgatori - and to add insult to injury, she also learns that those ramifications have brought unexpected benefits to an ancient rival - one who has no intention of Lady Hel restoring the status quo.

  • 9.0
    Comic Crusaders - C.V.R. The Bard Sep 27, 2022

    Whether she's screaming out in frustration in boisterous letters designed by Dave Sharpe, or visibly tired while attempting to turn invisible to stomping out a seagull with a vigor that I've only had in the past with Payless "Timbs on, Hel has arrived as a character audiences can actually care about. The team behind "Lady Hel has allowed her to be more than just the villain that everybody knows is going to get her comeuppance at the end, and definitely more than just the typical Dynamite! sexy fantasy that effectively sells covers for convention cosplayer's to only dream of replicating. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Sep 21, 2022

    Lady Hel is a strangely captivating figure. On the surface, there really isnt much separating her from a million other godlings in fantasy fiction. Contrast her against a half-dead gull with an eyeball hanging out of its socket on an Earth without death, and she suddenly becomes someone a lot more intriguing than she would be in a perfectly normal situation. Context really is everything in idiosyncratic fantasy. Burnhams walking an interesting path with Lady Hel. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comical Opinions - Gabriel Hernandez Sep 21, 2022

    LADY HEL #2 is a decent entry in the series that fills in a ton of exposition to explain Lady Hels current dilemma as well as filling in pieces of backstory from her last encounter with Purgatori. The art is serviceable, and the conflict has stakes, so this is a mildly recommended pick. Read Full Review

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