Sisters of Sorrow Issue 2 Review – For my baby’s sake
Written by Kurt Sutter and Courtney Alameda
Illustrated by Hyeonjin Kim
Colored by Jean-Paul Csuka
Lettered by Jim Campbell
Published by Boom Studios
Thirty-six hours after the murder of Officer Nicholas Penn, Dominique gets arrested. But in a move of sisterhood, Greta does something she never wanted to as a way to bail her out. In doing so, however, Greta states her own demand. She wants to murder her ex husband who pushed her off the stairs and in doing so killing her unborn child. The girls need to decide if they want to move ahead or stop before things go too far. Then one of them is reluctant to play along putting everyone in danger.
As I predicted, this series is climbing up fast in my top ten of favorite comics. It is raw and brutally honest dealing with situations that other comics rarely do (some do, I am honest here). The loss of a child at the hand of a partner, the unforgivable deed, the all consuming rage and fury in those women. It quickly turns them into a team of avengers. And you cannot fault them for doing it. Quite the contrary, you feel elated at every man they take down. Short and to the point it does not miss a single beat or skip over a well aimed sideways glance. I want more of this story. It is that good.
The art still remains engrossing, detailed and true. The comic is amazing because of it. From the gruesome to the tiniest details, it all works in harmony to bring forth the core of the story. Additionally the covers in this series are amongst the most beautiful I have ever seen.
I would genuinely recommend this story to anyone, even if you haven’t really dealt with bullies in your life. I find it strong and masterful in its story and I am convinced you would think the exact same thing after having read it too.