Arrowsmith #4

Writer: Kurt Busiek Artist: Carlos Pacheco Publisher: Wildstorm Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Nov 7, 2003

    Arrowsmith is not to be missed. It's a serious study in the mistakes we seem to keep repeating, and although given fairy tale dressing, the story pertains to what occurs to this very day. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Nov 9, 2003

    While I felt this issue didn't do enough to convey the impact of seeing one's best friend killed in a decidedly violent manner, and this failure to truly acknowledge this loss made our hero out to be a rather cold, impersonal character, this feeling was somewhat undone by his reaction to the scene where he bears witness to a gas attack that the enemy employs on the ground troops below them. The issue also does some pretty solid work continuing to develop the growing relationship between Arrowsmith and Grace, as from the enthusiastic way the two greet each other, it's clear that they are more than just good friends. There's also a cute little moment before they meet as we see Arrowsmith is questioning the gift that he's picked up for her. The scene where Arrowsmith visits the bedside of his one time rival was also well done, though it would be more effective if I hadn't already seen this scene play out in every other war movie I've ever seen. In fact if a war movie stops in on the hospi Read Full Review

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