Red Sonja #1
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Red Sonja #1

Writer: Mirka Andolfo Artist: Giuseppe Cafaro Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Release Date: September 1, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 6
8.5Critic Rating
8.8User Rating

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MOTHER, PART ONE. Industry icon MIRKA ANDOLFO presents an all-new vision for the She-Devil With A Sword, in a thrilling new ongoing series! Our story begins in a village on fire, set by members of the dreaded Three-Eyed Shezem. When Red Sonja arrives, the only survivor of the flame is a lively child with curious white tattoos. The child will become Sonja's travel companion, on a journey from hardened ice to imposing forests, where dangerous secrets wait to be revealed...
Begin a trailblazing adventure with MIRKA ANDOLFO (Unnatural, Mercy) and incredible artist GIUSEPPE CAFARO (Suicide Squad)!
Neapolitan artist and writer, Mirka Andolf more

  • 9.5
    Comical Opinions - Gabriel Hernandez Sep 2, 2021

    RED SONJA (VOL. 6) #1 takes the classic Badass and Child Duo trope in an entertaining direction. The writing is equal parts exciting and heartfelt, and the art puts energy and movement into every panel for a dynamic first issue. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Crusaders - Johnny "The Machine" Hughes Sep 1, 2021

    As with Vampi, there is now a range of Sonja books to choose from, depending on your personal taste. All of them, very much like this new ongoing series, feature A list creators; it is surely one of the best times to be a fan of the She-Devil with a sword! Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Geek'd Out - Cameron Kieffer Sep 3, 2021

    Handling the art is Giuseppe Cafaro, whose style and character designs are similar to Andolfos own without ever seeming like an imitation. The outbursts of violence are bloody and graphic but handled masterfully and made all the better with excellent coloring by Chiara Di Francia. Every decapitation and dismemberment is a thing of beauty. Cafaros depiction of Red Sonja is just as fantastic; he keeps the traditional look of the buxom red-head in a chainmail bikini but avoids any gratuitous imagery or cheesecake poses. His Sonja is beautiful, as always, but meant to be feared, not ogled. Its a refreshing change of pace that once again never disrespects the traditional aspects of the character. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    Comic Watch - James Remolde Sep 11, 2021

    This is a switch, The child Sonja is supposed to rescue ends up saving the warrior herself. Who is this girl and is there a connection to Red Sonja herself? Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Sep 2, 2021

    Andolfo is a talented writer and storyteller and Cafaro has some really beautiful and expressive pages here. The story is familiar to be sure but I like the execution of it and I'm curious to see what truths we'll learn about Sinthia in the near future as she's clearly not what she seems. The real fun is always in watching as Sonja deals with any situation she finds herself in and this one is definitely going to present her with a fun challenge for readers like me to enjoy. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Jenna Anderson Sep 1, 2021

    Red Sonja is one of those characters who always deserves a consistently-quality ongoing title, and if Red Sonja #1 is any indication, she now has another one. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Sep 8, 2021

    Although I'm not in love with the art of Giuseppe Cafaro, particularly the action sequences, Red Sonja #1 offers a solid opening to a new story and an unlikely role for Sonja (although given her wounds at the end of the issue, Sitha may be doing the protecting in the short term). Read Full Review

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