Witch Doctor #1
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Witch Doctor #1

Writer: Brandon Seifert Artist: Lukas Ketner Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: June 29, 2011 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 1
7.5Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

HOUSE M.D. MEETS FRINGE IN THE FIRST SKYBOUND ORIGINAL FROM ROBERT KIRKMAN's NEW COMICS IMPRINT! Meet Vincent Morrow, a doctor looking for a vaccine... for the apocalypse! In this stand-alone first issue, a family needs Dr. Morrow's help with their son's illness: Demonic possession. But when Morrow attempts an experimental cure, he discovers the boy's disease isn't all spinning heads and pea soup - it's like nothing you've seen before! Horror gets a brain transplant in WITCH DOCTOR, the book WARREN ELLIS calls 'Mental.'

  • 9.0
    Comics Bulletin - Danny Djeljosevic Jun 28, 2011

    Crazy people make the best comic books. Just look at Alan Moore, Grant Morrison, Frank Miller and, of course, Warren Ellis, though he'll tell you he's the sane one and we're all crazy. Either way, I have Ellis to blame for introducing me to Witch Doctor a few years ago. By which I mean he has a forum and Seifert and/or Ketner posted about their book there once. Sorry if that sounded like a name-drop. I totally didn't mean to fool you. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza Jun 21, 2011

    "Witch Doctor" offers readers a refreshing comic that is not tied to events or relaunches, nor is this book padded to fill out a presumed collected edition. This is a straight-forward magical story that appears to be done in one, but leaves plenty of reason for the character, the creative team, and especially the reader to come back for more. I certainly will. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    cxPulp - Blake Petit Jun 30, 2011

    Im going to recommend the hell out of this book, partly because its so good, and partly because I selfishly want to see more miniseries starring Victor Morrow and his associates after this first one is over. Its totally unique and a great read. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    IGN - Poet Mase Jun 29, 2011

    There's a lot of talent being showcased in Witch Doctor #1. The problem is that the talent being showcased still seems slightly raw. Despite the rough edges, though, this book is an enjoyable read, and it's a great place to get a look at two up-and-coming creators. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Crave Online - Blair Marnell Jun 29, 2011

    There's a lot of potential in Witch Doctor that isn't fully realized yet. In the hands of a stronger artist, I probably would have enjoyed the issue a lot more. But Morrow and his companions are characters I'd like to see more of in the future. If Seifert can flesh out his cast and their world, then Witch Doctor may stick around well beyond this miniseries. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBuzz - Niall Doonan Jul 2, 2011

    This wasnt a bad start for Witch Doctor, I was just expecting a little more. My enjoyment of the series will hinge on the balance between medical application on supernatural problems and magic umbrellas (and anything similar). If the former is favoured, it should be an enjoyable series. Read Full Review

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