Red Sonja #12

Red Sonja #12

Writer: Gail Simone Artist: Walter Geovani Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Release Date: September 24, 2014 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 9 User Reviews: 3
9.7Critic Rating
9.3User Rating

The wild and untamed climax to Sonja's epic journey to collect the six most gifted individuals of her age...but will she give them over to the sadistic emperor, as she promised?

  • 10
    Shadowhawk's Shade - Abhinav Jain Sep 26, 2014

    It is a welcome cruelty, that each issue of Red Sonja be this amazing! And finally, Sonja gets some pillowing action of her own, after longing for it for so long in the series. Great way to end the arc! Read Full Review

  • 10
    ComicWow!TV - AD Boorman Sep 24, 2014

    Geovani's artwork is wonderful for these characters and this story arc. HE is judicious in his use of color and background detail. He is very adept at moving the story along with the writers pace and he is clearly trying to match Simone's light-hearted tone for this arc. Looking at some of his past work, Geovani clearly has the talent to take characters from dark and serious to comedic, and he has chosen the right mood for this story. Colorist Adriano Lucas also deserves recognition for this. The careful use of palette is so important here. The wrong color becomes too dark, or - worse- frivolous and silly. Either would be wrong here. Dynamite has assembled a wonderful creative team for this title, and hopefully, they will keep them together. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comic Bastards - James Anders II Sep 26, 2014

    This title has now gone through 12 wonderful issues of excellence and shows no sign of slowing. Bring on the new arc" I am ready and waiting. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Unleash The Fanboy - Harrison Rawdin Sep 24, 2014

    Red Sonja #12 does exactly what an arc ender needs to. Every second is full of personality with a team that's just ready to strut their stuff in this must own. Read Full Review

  • 10
    The Fandom Post - Josh Begley Oct 3, 2014

    Red Sonja 12 brings to a close this second story arc under Simone and Geovani and it just keeps getting better. This issue is exciting, fun, and full of honest emotion. While I'm sad to see the artisans go, I am looking forward to seeing where the road will take Sonja next. Highly recommended. Read Full Review

  • 10
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Sep 24, 2014

    This can't be topped. Sorry. This is the pinnacle. Every page is perfection from a perfect storm of contributors. How can this be surpassed? …There's always next month. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Nerds Unchained - Michael Bowie Sep 27, 2014

    I honestly dont think this arc could have come to a better end than it did here. the journey was long. It was certainly odd at times. But when you get right down to it, it really was all worth it. If youve been enjoying this arc at all, or if you have any affinity for the character of Red Sonja whatsoever, youd be doing yourself a disservice if you let this issue pass you by. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    Good Kind Of Geek - Nikki Yuan Sep 26, 2014

    This issue marks the ending of another great Red Sonja story arc. Writer Gail Simone has done a wonderful job reintroducing Red Sonja's mythos, and series will never be the same again. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Needless Essentials Online - Stan Ford Sep 26, 2014

    This is good stuff by one of the best writers in comics today, redefining a character that has desperately needed it for a long time. Read Full Review

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