The Shadow: Year One #2

The Shadow: Year One #2

Writer: Matt Wagner Artist: Wilfredo Torres Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Release Date: April 17, 2013 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 1
8.9Critic Rating
7.0User Rating

The Shadow saves Margo Lane for the first time as two thugs try to throw her off the roof of the Cobalt Club. "Big Gun" Massaretti begins a gangland war under the mesmerizing control of a mysterious presence. And, The Shadow sets up the initial version of his hidden Sanctum.

  • 10
    Comic Book Therapy - Cody "The Thorverine" Ferrell Apr 18, 2013

    The Shadow: Year One is a great new look at one of the greatest pulp heroes ever. It gives us some details on how Lamont and Margo came together, but it's still a big mystery on how everything led up to Lamont taking on his famous alter ego. This is the way to do an origin story. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Apr 18, 2013

    I feel as though I'm witnessing a classic comic in the making. This is a Shadow for the ages! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Unleash The Fanboy - Harrison Rawdin Apr 16, 2013

    The Shadow: Year One #2 is a well thought out extension that not only begins to fill in some gaps, but it also gives reason and rhyme to the essential parts of the franchise. Highly recommended. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Apr 25, 2013

    I have mixed feelings about Margo recognizing Lamont Cranston as The Shadow so easily. I know she's to become his Girl Friday, but the series of events feels a tad rushed for my tastes. There's also an interesting scene during the party concerning the new Bela Lugosi movie which Cranston overhears and uses to help form the look and theatrics of the vigilante who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men. Worth a look. Read Full Review

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