Mirka Andolfo's Sweet Paprika #2

Writer: Mirka Andolfo Artist: Mirka Andolfo Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: September 1, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 3
8.5Critic Rating
7.8User Rating

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Paprika is living a difficult situation brought on by her father's illness and the complex work situation that awaits her. It's the only kind of business she's not really able to handle: a dinner where being dynamic, kind, and relaxed is just as important as being competent. But there is also another reason why the young and skilled professional is in trouble: she doesn't want to see one of the guests again...

  • 9.5
    GWW - B Ferg Sep 2, 2021

    This issue of Sweet Paprika does so many things new and refreshing. It is invigorating to see such an ensemble cavort so casually. However you start to feel the effects of what you're consuming. There are several emotions at play behind the playful tones in this book. I for one hope Paprika can break out of her rut. For now she seems to be less likely to end up on her back with as much as she has on her plate. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Justin Munday Aug 30, 2021

    A delightful second chapter, Sweet Paprika #2 delves further into Paprika's past traumas while maintaining the momentum of its humor and character developments. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Sep 1, 2021

    Andolfo delivers some fantastic visuals throughout the issue. I continue to be impressed with the visual style of this story and the great exaggerated reactions of its characters. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    COMICON - Olly MacNamee Aug 30, 2021

    Sweet Paprika continues to be unlucky in love as she continues to commit to her career at the cost of a love life. Worse still, she has to juggle the pressures of work with a family crisis too! Can her day get any worse? Well, yes, it can. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Sep 1, 2021

    With the world fully established in the first issue, Andolfo dives into some further exploration of what makes it tick...the family drama and the background on everything is nice, but. a greater integration between the angel/devil iconography and the contemporary metropolitan drama would make for a far more compelling serial. As it is, Andolfo is working with a fun concept, though. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - Charles Hartford Sep 2, 2021

    Sweet Paprika #2continues to build on the promise its inaugural issue laid out. While Paprika isnt an angel by any means, I find myself wholeheartedly rooting for the lady to find some way to overcome the emotional burdens she faces. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AIPT - David Brooke Aug 31, 2021

    Sweet Paprika remains an incredibly chaotic good time. It's sexual, humorous, and deeply meaningful as Paprika may have the job and the money, but she's subverting her sexuality and ability to connect with men to attain those. In that, Andolfo is exploring an interesting character study many can relate to. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    ComicBook.com - Matthew Aguilar Sep 1, 2021

    Paprika started to sink its claws into me with a promising second issue, and here's hoping the series just gets better from here. Read Full Review

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