Planet of The Apes: Ursus #3 Review
Writer David F. Walker
Illustrator Chris Mooneyham
Colorist Jason Wordie
Letterer Ed Dukeshire
Cover Paolo Rivera & Joe Rivera
Published By Boom! Studios
David F. Walker writes this series, and his story wows me in new ways every issue. Every issue at some point this story ties itself into the original film in a seamless way. David has definitely impressed me with his writing prowess on this title. He’s no stranger to this mythos he was written Planet of the Apes titles in the past such as Tarzan and the Planet of the Apes. I’m unquestionably a fan of his now.
Chris Mooneyham illustrated this book with a hand from Jason Wordie on colors. Chris and Jason compliment each other so well in this book. The art and colors in this year’s Planet of the Apes books are among the best I’ve ever seen. Such complete attention to detail and the colors just bring everything to life on these pages.
If you’re a fan of the original movies, then this is the book for you! This creative team has completed a brilliant job intertwining this story in and around the 1968 Charlton Heston cult classic film.This series has blown me away. This series is nothing less than a directors cut of the original movie.
If Peter Jackson directed the first movie in this series that is, which knowing his work would have made this a nine-hour long trilogy. You already know where I’m coming with my thoughts on this, If you’re following this series,. If you haven’t read this yet you need to get on this. For starters, this gives you a first-hand look through the eyes of the silver screens biggest villain General Ursus. Boom! Studios have knocked this one out of the park or should I say the forbidden zone. Such an impressive series to help celebrate Planet of The Apes 50th Anniversary!
One of the most classic franchises in history is brought to life in Planet of the Apes: Ursus. Whether you are an old or new fan this is a story not to be missed. We see the General and the other simians in an all new light. This series also explores the Generals history in some epic flashbacks in this series too. Every issue has wowed me in some way I love this title! Bound to be a classic! Don’t miss Planet of The Apes: Ursus #3 on shelves now, get yours today!