Saturday, April 28, 2007

The Invisibles Vol. 3 #11: 'Satanstorm: Part 2: Cold Britania'

Volume III continues with an issue that has pretty much all the strengths and weaknesses of the first one. The art is still great, the vibe is really fun, but I’m missing the core characters and we don’t have the density of the late era Volume II issues. In each Volume, things amp up gradually, starting out with comparatively light storylines and culminating in stories that are incredibly complex thematically and huge in emotional impact. This one’s no exception, and it’s a bit jarring to go from the heights of Kissing Mister Quimper to the relaxed atmosphere of this book. But, I still really enjoy the issues and respect Grant for making such a bold change of tone.

I've taken down my posts on The Invisibles because they're all coming out in book form. The book, Our Sentence is Up, features revised and expanded versions of each blog post, covering every issue of The Invisibles, plus an extensive interview with Morrison himself. Visit your local comic store and order a copy now!

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