Phonogram #1
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Phonogram #1

Writer: Kieron Gillen Artist: Jamie McKelvie Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: August 16, 2006 Cover Price: $3.5 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 2
8.0Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

Phonomancer David Kohl goes hunting for new flames at a feminist festival, only to get burnt by a very old one. A Goddess scorned returns to collect her pound of flesh and demand reparations. Phonogram: a world where music is magic, where a song can save your life... or end it.

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Robert Murray Aug 15, 2006

    Like I stated earlier though, there are a few instances when Gillen gets a little off-track in this first issue. The instance that pops to mind is the flashback scene when David is trying to seduce the girl he met at the club. What exactly is he trying to do with his music magic? I understand that Scout/Goddess is probably one of the keys to his power, and that his main goal is to get into a girls pants, but what exactly can he accomplish with his abilities? Also, what does Scout/Goddess want David to do for this Britannia, who Im guessing is his former teacher? I might be getting ahead of myself, but I just felt like I was in the dark on a couple of issues. Still, these gripes aside, this was an immensely entertaining first issue full of snappy dialogue, musical enthusiasm, and unique moments. I have all the confidence in the world that this will turn into a great series with a large underground following, which I am now a part of. You might not be able to dance to it, but y Read Full Review

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