Jinnrise #2

Writer: Sohaib Awan Artist: Tony Vassallo Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: February 20, 2013 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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Saved from interstellar forces, student Andrew Marcus’ fate rests in the hands of boy... a boy in control of a living “myth”: a Jinn (Genie). But has he simply gone from bad to worse? And what of this race from the stars? Their response is none other than their fiercest warrior… the Exile.

  • 7.0
    Unleash The Fanboy - Harrison Rawdin Feb 19, 2013

    Jinnrise #2 is a good comic book that's sure to surprise people and this second outing does suffer from some superficial damage but it still earns a recommendation. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Book Therapy - Cody "The Thorverine" Ferrell Feb 20, 2013

    Jinnrise is a little rough, but it is promising. The first issue was explosive and quick, but the second one attempts to flesh the backstory out a little. Awan shows promise in several areas, but there is some work to be done with the script. With enough explosions to excite Michael Bay, Jinnrise may be one of the first popcorn action movies in comic book form 3/5 Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    Comic Bastards - Steve Paugh Feb 20, 2013

    Sorry, Jinnrise, I'm officially out after this train wreck. I like the ideas that no-doubt called this book into being, and I can't wait to attend the Middle East Film and Comic Con in Dubai this year, of which, it is the official mascot. However, apart from some admirably impressive colors from Timothy Yates, and some cool-looking genie drawings from Tony Vassallo, this book exists as little more than a cross-culturally condescending, poorly plotted PR machine. Read Full Review

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