Bunn lights the wick to what appears to be an almost The Sting-like story, with a heist, a boxing match, and most likely unexpected twists and turns over the next few issues, with the ultimate goal still to be uncovered. The stakes will always be higher in this world, because demons have taken on the roles of the mafia. That’s why characters like Sophie and Wyrm are important. They don’t realize how in over their heads they are, and that fresh blood in this world makes things interesting. Bunn spends some real time with these characters, fleshing them out, and that’s going to be important in the issues to come. For Bunn, there are no throwaway characters.
Brian Hurtt and Bill Crabtree continue to be a top-notch team. I love the style and feel and everything about this book.
Creative Team: Cullen (story), Brian Hurtt (art), Bill Crabtree (colors), Brian Hurtt (letters), Keith Wood (designer), Desiree Wilson (editor)
Publisher: Oni Press
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