Hero of Legend… Once & Future #9
Once & Future #9
With Merlin-and the magic he wields-back at his side, King Arthur is stronger than ever. Brigette and Duncan continue to fight against Camelot’s dark forces, but when Merlin calls to life another story entirely, will the two heroes save the day? Or will they find themselves becoming the villains they’re sworn to defeat.
Written by: Kieron Gillen
Illustrated by: Dan Mora
Colored by: Tamra Bonvillain
Lettered by: Ed Dukeshire
Published by: BOOM! Studios
Release date: July 15th, 2020
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Once & Future #9 delivers so much action-packed awesome, I ran through the issue super fast, hungry for more. The story line is progressing, with surprising new conflicts developing that left my jaw dropped. The next issue cannot get here soon enough.
Once again, Kieron Gillen crafts an incredible script. It feels like you’re watching a chunk of a movie because it flies by so quickly. The characters are some of my absolute favorites in comics – Gran and Duncan stole my heart early on, and watching their relationship grow and change is so enjoyable, even during rough patches. Besides the base story and the main characters being fantastic, Gillen keeps the story fresh with plot twists, exciting new characters and obstacles, and edge-of-your-seat writing.
Dan Mora and Tamra Bonvillain together produce some of the most stunning pages in current comics. The illustrations are beautiful and detailed, and the colors compliment it in such a breathtaking way. The sort of amazing art you want prints of to proudly display. Ed Dukeshire, letterer, does some great and creative work. Every time I see Dukeshire’s name on a book, I know we’re getting quality work.
Once & Future #9 is another great installment of one of my favorite current titles. Full of amazing art, enthralling story, and action, this issue offers so much. Pick it up July 15th!