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Eleison: Conception #1

Writer: Elena Carrillo Artist: Jaime Carrillo Publisher: Here There Be Monsters Press Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Robert Murray May 23, 2006

    As for the particulars of this issue, the title Eleison must refer to Kyrie Eleison, which means "Lord have mercy" in Roman Catholicism (no, not the Mr. Mister song, you 80s dolts!). Inside, our hero, Father Jean-Marithe Baptiste (or Waabooz), is a missionary among the Fish Clan, a tribe of Indians. He has a dream about a mosquito- woman which comes to fruition when a young priest named Peck seeks Baptistes help in exorcizing a woman who suffers from some sort of vampirism. Also introduced is Decimus Quintilius, who I can only describe as a mixture of Sauron, Spartacus, and a creature from Army of Darkness (groovy!). Basically, this is all the reader learns so far about this series. Elena Carrillos writing is good, but nothing extraordinary in the realm of fantasy short fiction. And, due to the fact that this issue is not written in comic book form, I dont know how Ms. Carrillos writing will translate into a fully sequential series. As for Mr. Carrillo, the artwork he displa Read Full Review

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