St. Mercy #1

Writer: John Zuur Platten Artist: Atilio Rojo Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: August 25, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5
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A tale of vengeful retribution, ST. MERCY pits the Incan Empire against the American West - and features two strong, determined young women who must defy authority and ultimately embrace their destiny. Mercedes Oro is one of the surviving descendants of the Incans who has been charged with protecting a cache of cursed gold used in their child sacrifice rituals. But when an outlaw tries to steal the gold for his band of thieves, he unknowingly sets events in motion that will unleash an angry god who is willing to travel through the centuries to have what he desires.

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  • 9.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Timala Elliott Aug 25, 2021

    Rojo uses a detailed and modern illustration style that heavily features character expression. The changing color palette flows perfectly with the location and tone switches within the story, thus continuously acclimating the reader to new surroundings. I felt the artwork in this visually appealing issue was emotionally engaging and transportive. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    GWW - B Ferg Aug 24, 2021

    The characters and visuals during the stage coach robbery were some of the most standout scenes of this issue. The violence during this portion shows how neither the ancient world nor modern times are free of blood, brutality and savagery. Read Full Review

  • 8.3
    Major Spoilers - Ingrid Lind-Jahn Aug 28, 2021

    Two young women, burning with faith, are put to the test. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    But Why Tho? - Charles Hartford Aug 25, 2021

    So, when all is said and done St. Mercy #1 comes up wanting. While there is some possibility in its overall story, so little is given to go on, and the characters fall so flat, that it is hard to recommend this book on the chance that better things may come from the groundwork it lays here. Read Full Review

  • 4.0 - Logan Moore Aug 25, 2021

    St. Mercy could have promise moving forward, but this first issue felt much too grandiose for its own good. Read Full Review

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