Twilight Guardian #1
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Twilight Guardian #1

Writer: Troy Hickman Artist: Sid Kotian Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: January 26, 2011 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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The Pilot Season Winner Returns! The tale of a lone, dedicated hero patrolling her nine block suburban neighborhood captured the imaginations of fans during 2008's Pilot Season and after heated voting emerged as one of the winning titles. Now Eisner-nominated creator and writer Troy Hickman (Common Grounds) returns with a four-issue limited series, which will delve into Twilight Guardian's past, her motivations for crimefighting, and even give her an arch-nemesis in the terrifying Dusk Devil!

  • 8.0
    cxPulp - Blake Petit Jan 28, 2011

    This is a really clever idea, executed wonderfully. Hickman is, again, building on the tropes of the superhero to deliver something totally new, and thats always the sort of comic book that will get my attention. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    ComicBuzz - Niall Doonan Feb 17, 2011

    Overall, this issue was a decent set-up story. While I haven't read the pilot season issue that this title has spawned from, it didn't seem to affect my understanding or enjoyment of this issue one. Even though it was a tad slow and unspectacular, there are enough plot points introduced to keep me intrigued. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza Jan 30, 2011

    Hickman's story is clean and concise, if somewhat thick, but he does a great job of setting things up in this issue. I missed the original "Pilot Season" offering, but had no problem getting the gist of this story from this issue alone. The basic plot of Twilight Guardian patrolling her neighborhood doesn't offer enough of a spark for an entire four issue series, but Hickman realizes that, and makes the Guardian an easily relatable character who finds herself confronted with a mystery. That mystery, the comic peeks, and the revelations of the Twilight Guardian's past and present help make this book another solid offering from Image. Read Full Review

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