Thursday, January 22, 2015

E52: Powers #1 | Ivar, Timewalker #1 Reviews [Devil Comics Entertainment]

Brian Michael Bendis relaunches his Powers series as Deena Pilgrim and her partner investigate a Powers-related murder on a boat. Meanwhile Christian Walker’s former Captain attempts to recruit him back to the force. The star to any Brian Michael Bendis work is his writing which brings his characters to life. You can learn more about how he works in his book Words for Pictures: The Art and Business of Writing Comics and Graphic Novels

The first issue of Ivar, Timewalker follows the eldest brother of Armstrong and the Eternal Warrior who saves Doctor Neela Sethi from Prometheans from the Fifth dimension. They travel to the past where Neela bumps into the Eternal Warrior. They escape again as the Prometheans give chase through a series of timearcs ending up in Japan 4001 AD the home of Rai.  Ivar also meets Neela for the first time in 4001 AD and we also learn the Master of the Promethens is a future Neela. Ivar is trying to turn a younger Neela against her future self. Ivar is the reason people should be reading Valiant comics. Fred Van Lente is an awesome writer who breathes life into his characters. Read his Taskmaster: Unthinkable mini-series now collected in trade format.