Northlanders #19

Writer: Brian Wood Artist: Danijel Zezelj Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: July 29, 2009 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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"The Shield Maidens" concludes its blood-drenched telling of Thyra, Grettr, and Lif three wives of slain Danish warriors who seek revenge on their killers. The myth of the Valkyries, the idyllic figures who guide dead warriors to Valhalla, is shattered by the stone-cold reality of love lost.

  • 9.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Alex Evans Aug 4, 2009

    Very minor quibbles aside, this book is simply awesome. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Greg McElhatton Aug 4, 2009

    I'm continually pleased with "Northlanders," and of course if there's ever one story you don't care for, wait a couple months and something new will come down the pike. That said, though, stories like "The Shield Maidens" will always keep me coming back for more. With a great script and beautiful art, it's hard not to love. Read Full Review

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