Northlanders #2

Writer: Brian Wood Artist: Davide Gianfelice Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: January 2, 2008 Critic Reviews: 2
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After being left for dead by his corrupt uncle Gorm, Sven retreats to the farmhouse he was raised in and plots his next move. Now, with a small army out for his head, a strange and deadly half-wild girl living in the cliffs might be the lifesaver Sven needs--if she doesn't kill him herself! "Sven The Returned" part 2.

  • 6.8
    IGN - Richard George Jan 2, 2008

    This series fails to impress because it's not in a hurry to actually give us anything. For some reason the notion of a Viking action/drama is supposed to be enough, but it's simply not. There needs to be a stronger sense of character and plot to really give Northlanders the strength to stand alongside some of its classic Vertigo peers. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - J. Montes Jan 29, 2008

    Brian Wood may be trying to show diversity in his work by taking on this title, but it just shows how weak he can be as a storyteller. I can't, in good faith, put any more money into this title. Maybe I'll read someone else's copy or wait for a trade, but there's no way this book is worth $2.99. Read Full Review

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