Flight: Volume Six #1
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Flight: Volume Six #1

Writer: Various Artist: Various Publisher: Villard Books-Random House Release Date: October 14, 2009 Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Kelvin Green Oct 14, 2009

    I'm very interested in narrative and plot, so these stories, and one or two others, stand out for me. That's not to say that the rest of the contributions are weak, but the emphasis is very much on visuals, and as such I find them lacking. Some of the pieces are stunning to look at, make no mistake, and more than adequately show off the artistic skill of their creators, but I can't help but feel that a good comic needs to be more than simply a sequence of images, no matter how pretty; there has to be some complexity or meaning to that sequence, something to get into and think about, and there's just not enough of that in Flight. As an art book, this is more than worthwhile, but it feels as if the other side of comics has been forgotten; Flight is a great and successful showcase of visual talent, but it's a shame that there's no similar display of exceptional writing ability. I don't even mean verbose scripts, or lengthy narratives, but it would be nice to see, in a future volume, more Read Full Review

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