Dark Souls: Tales of Ember #1

Dark Souls: Tales of Ember #1

Writer: Tauriq Moosa, George Mann, Michael Walsh, Tom Williams Artist: Alan Quah, Michael Walsh, Daniel Serra Publisher: Titan Books Release Date: April 5, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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THE SELL OUT & CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED SERIES RETURNS! BASED IN THE WORLD OF THE GLOBAL HIT VIDEO GAME SERIES, DARK SOULS! WRITTEN AND DRAWN BY THE COMIC INDUSTRY'S BRIGHTEST TALENTS! The legend continues! Steel yourself for more malignant tales from the ashen realms of Dark Souls, weaved by some of the finest creators on the comics circuit.

  • 6.0
    Outright Geekery - Thomas Hulett Apr 9, 2017

    I think that Titan has a good idea here as the world of Dark Souls has always been rather ambiguous. This leaves much open for interpretation, but if they want to really make this a success I think they need to move beyond what is in the game. A number of characters within the game are discussed only in passing, and I think this is where they need to take the series. The time before Lord Gwyn became the Lord of Cinder should be the focus for this series. This would allow them to grow the series while filling in the blanks that From Software left intentionally within the game. Read Full Review

  • 5.5
    AiPT! - Patrick Hellen Apr 5, 2017

    Short stories are a good medium for DS, but this just can't seem to find its' feet long enough to engage the audience, leaving us with something pretty to look at, but lacking the depth of the shared universe. See also - Dark Souls 2. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Geek-O-Rama - Rick Apr 8, 2017

    Ultimately, I got the sense this was another franchise tie-in used to sell Dark Souls games. Not bad as far as these things go, but still lazy. Read Full Review

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