RICH REVIEWS: The Power of the Dark Crystal # 1

Title: The Power of the Dark Crystal # 1
Publisher: Archaia
Based on Screenplays by: Craig Pearce and Annette Duffy and David Odell
Written by: Simon Spurrier
Illustrated by: Kelly and Nichole Matthews
Lettered by: Jim Campbell
Cover by: Jae Lee and June Chung
Variant Covers by: Sana Takeda, David Petersen, Jae Lee & June Chung, Jeff Stokely, Mike Huddleston, Benjamin Dewey
Price: $ 3.99 US
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Comments: A person engulfed in flame approaches the castle. He is a Fireling. She seeks help. The coloring looks amazing on her with the fire surrounding her. She sees bad and good in those she came to for help. She makes her plea to Lord Jen and Lady Kira.
Now unless you know about the Dark Crystal and have read other comics or watched the show you will be hard pressed to know what is going on here.
The art is vague and very subdued. The Crystal is unimpressive.
The characters other than the Fireling are not explained who they are in any detail.
Both story and art are lacking. The Dark Crystal and the characters that go along with it can provide an entertaining read with visuals.

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