Shadowman #8 – Spoiler Free Preview Review!


Shadowman #8

Writer: Justin Jordan
Art: Roberto De La Torre, Neil Edwards, Lewis LaRosa
Inks: Roberto De La Torre, Matt Ryan, Lewis LaRosa
Colors: Brian Reber
Cover: Patrick Zircher

Advanced Review by Scott Keys

Shadowman #8 marks the first issue by new series artist Roberto De La Torre, and I was quite impressed. Patrick Zircher left some pretty big shoes to fill, and De La Torre does a pretty good job of filling them. De La Torre’s art is detailed and dynamic, and is a good pick to replace Zircher on art chores. Neil Edwards is also great, pencilling the Deadside scenes, giving them a grittier, darker look than De La Torre’s art, and a great contrast to his style. You really get the sense that Deadside is definitely a different place.

Jordan’s script is great as it always is, advancing the plot toward next issue’s ultimate showdown! I don’t want to give anything away (nor can I), but suffice it to say, if you’ve been reading and enjoying this book, you won’t be disappointed by this issue, or what Jordan has in store for Shadowman. Between Jordan’s script and De La Torre’s & Edwards’ art, this is another solid issue of Shadowman.

Shadowman #8 goes on sale July 3. 2013 at your local comic shop and digitally.

Art: 4.5 / 5
Story: 4.5 / 5
Overall: 4.5 / 5

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