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Nightworld Volume 1: Midnight Sonata

liked it 3.0  ·  Rating Details ·  31 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
It's fast and furious Faustian action as a trio of demons -- the noble Plenilunio, the hellraising Hotspot, and the haughty Hellena -- battle the evil Empyre and each other over mythic artifacts to lift their curse! Meanwhile, Plenilunio's spellbound lover Lidia sleepwalks his castle and haunts his heart. The cult-hit team of writer Adam McGovern and artist/creator Paolo ...more
Paperback, 104 pages
Published March 31st 2015 by Image Comics (first published February 24th 2015)
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George Isaacs
Dec 22, 2015 George Isaacs rated it really liked it
What drew me to this work, was the Kirby-esque artwork rendered at times by organic looking linework, reminding me somewhat of Kirby's collaboration with Alfredo Alcala on Steve Gerber's Destroyer Duck.
The story itself is fine, and thankfully doesn't attempt to mimic Kirby's writing style, especially dialog. Though, Hotspot's "trendiness" might be a callback to those occasions where colloquialisms found themselves awkwardly inserted in certain conversations in Kirby's 70's work. Though my memor
Paul Allard
Mar 08, 2015 Paul Allard rated it it was ok
Kirbyesque comic book collection about demons

Obviously influenced by Jack Kirby, this collection about hellspawn and demons vying for various items of power is quite fun. With a lot of colour and jumping/flying around, the stories are short and moderately interesting. The main character, Plenilunio, is trying to redeem himself and retrieve past love.

I found this quite entertaining but not overly so. Too derivative for my liking.
Kyle Burley
Dec 26, 2015 Kyle Burley rated it it was ok
2.5 stars.
Loved the retro art (think Kirby with a liberal dose of Ditko), less enamored with the deliberately hokey retro dialogue and the thin plotting. Fun but slight.
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