Gospel #1

Writer: Will Morris Artist: Will Morris Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: November 9, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6
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When opportunity refuses to knock for restless hero Matilde, the devil comes knocking instead. Thrust into action by the hellish arrival, Matilde and storyteller Pitt will quest for answers - answers that threaten to tear them apart and trigger the toughest question of all: "Who am I?"

Inspired by the work of Hayao Miyazaki and set in the chaos of King Henry VIII's reign, GOSPEL is a thrilling fantasy adventure that questions the truth behind the stories we tell.

  • 9.6
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Nov 15, 2022

    The story of stories is one of the more difficult things to maintain. Things can fall all too quickly into a nebulous territory as various plot elements begin to fall apart under their own weight. Morris has set up quite a job for himself, keeping everything in play without having plot elements crash into each other, but the first issue is clearly moving in the right direction to lead into interesting territory in the chapters to come. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Justin Munday Nov 7, 2022

    A delightfully unique take on the history of religious upheaval, Will Morris's Gospel #1 is a fascinating and entertaining mixture of history and fantasy. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Multiversity Comics - Quinn Tassin Nov 14, 2022

    A lovely, beautifully illustrated, well-written issue promises that only better things are coming Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    COMICON - Richard Bruton Nov 21, 2022

    Will Morris' ‘Gospel' #1 is so full of potential, a beautiful-looking comic that promises so much, a medieval quest for answers, magic and devilry, and more than anything else a comic about stories and storytellers. But it's also another first issue that isn't quite there yet. It teases and tantalises more than it hooks you in. It's good, knocking on the door of great. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Nicole Drum Nov 9, 2022

    It reveals a tale that is much more than it initially seems taking the threads of medieval history, the hero's journey, issues of faith, and all out adventure to take on something biggernamely questions of selfwhile providing a dreamy visual quality as dynamic as the story on the page. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Comicbook Dispatch - Lukke Sweet Nov 9, 2022

    A fun look into a period of unrest and the power of story. Set against a backdrop of the English Reformation, Gospel #1 introduces an intriguing cast of characters, led by troublemaker Matilde and Pitt the bard. And if that weren't enough, Morris introduces a mystery of how it's tied to the present. Read Full Review

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