Topic: Comic Books - New
TODAY'S FEATURE IS BLOG #3768 - It's the 4th day of the New Year... And would you believe its the 3rd publication from Zenescope Entertainment that I've review blogged this year already?!
The item being reviewed today is the TPB for 'The Waking: Dreams End', which has been compiled from a four issue comic book series into this trade paperback (TPB).
What's this story about?
"Murder has become practically extinct in a world armed with the knowledge that those who are murdered will return from the dead to take the loves of those guilty. But within a new world comes a new kind of killer. And he must be stopped! From the writer and creator of the Wonderland trilogy and FLY comes a return to the horror that never sleeps."
The above brief synopsis doesn't do justice to the TPB.
I'm almost totally immersed in this horror comics series when reading it.
The art is pretty darn good also, and the colors are dark, keeping the horrorific mood.
This is a pretty good comic book mini-series to compile into a TPB.
The additions of the variant comic book covers for this four issue series is a plus that is added into this compilation at the end.
My only semi-negative on this second series of 'The Waking', is that it is a second series, and I haven't read the first series. Not doing so kind of left me out on what had gone on earlier, and I felt that not reading the first series left me out of fully enjoying this second series.
Because of that, I'm downgrading my comic book grading scoring.
I'm giving this TPB a Very Fine / Very Fine Plus (VF/VF+) 8.25 out of a possible 10.0 comic book grading scale. Which is still a pretty good grade...
As an afterthought, I would suggest taking a look at 'The Theater', the TPB that I review blogged yesterday, also written by Raven Gregory, at blog #3767. That I gave a Near Mint (NM) 9.4 as a comic book grade.
Perhaps reading the first volume of 'The Waking' would have made me appreciate 'The Waking: Dreams End' a little more...?!
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