Canto #2

Writer: David M. Booher Artist: Drew Zucker Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: July 31, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 2
8.5Critic Rating
8.8User Rating

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Lions and tigers and... Malorex, oh my! Canto slips out of captivity only to find a herd of vicious Malorex ready to eat him. Can an unlikely friend help Canto survive long enough to see what lies beyond Arcana's borders?

  • 10
    PopCultHQ - Jason Bennett Jul 30, 2019

    The only thing with more heart than Canto, and his tale, is the heart that radiates from the pages, put there by the entire creative team and their love for this little guy. CANTO is not only a huge win for IDW, it's a wondrous gift for the comic book community and its fans. Whereas generations past recalled tales found in books and novels, CANTO is shaping up to be a tale to pass on to future generations. This is the type of comic that we need to see more often. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Major Spoilers - Ingrid Lind-Jahn Jul 27, 2019

    Sometimes being brave really means admitting that you're afraid and going forward anyway.S Read Full Review

  • 8.9
    Comic Watch - Nicolas Duncan Aug 2, 2019

    With inspiration by the Wizard of Oz, Canto #2 has heart that radiates in a non-real story, but infused with realism as his journey continues. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Word Of The Nerd - Brent Jackson Jul 24, 2019

    Canto #2 is a great entry into a surprisingly good new book from IDW Publishing. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Big Comic Page - Adam Brown Jul 31, 2019

    Subversion of expectation is a bit of a buzz phrase at the moment but this issue managed to catch me off guard yet again. You know something is good when you go back and read it again almost straight away (and not because you werent able to follow it first-time round). If anything, I would be critical of how the pacing shift in the action makes this feel like a somewhat shorter read overall. In my excitement, I no doubt rushed through on first reading but savoured every panel with the second. This is a series you dont want to miss. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Multiversity Comics - Christa Harader Aug 1, 2019

    Canto #2 reaches for our heartstrings but stumbles over its own intricacy. Read Full Review

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