The Living Corpse: Modern Prometheus #5 & 6
Reviewed by Dan Royer
Issue: The Living Corpse: Modern Prometheus (#5 & 6)
Creators/Art/Story: Ken Haeser and Buz Hasson
Covers: Ken Haeser, Buz Hasson, Josh Medors, Juan Fernandez
Colors & Letters: Ken Haeser
Editor: Ken Kolasinski
Publisher: Zenescope Entertainment
Release Date: August & October 2008
Pages: 24 each
Price: $2.99 each
"The Living Corpse makes a desperate jump into limbo in search of sanctuary and finds... Frankenstein's monster?!? What connection does the reanimated creature have in common with our own undead hero? Can the Living Corpse stand on the sidelines when the monster's plan involves werewolves?"
Alright so I decided to just jump past reading issues 1 though 4 and dive into 5 and 6 to present you with this frightful review. I will admit that I was a little bit out of the loop skipping those issues for now, but these two were self contained and well written.
Artwork: 4.5 out of 5
This is what stands out above anything else in this book. These guys know what is going on! I can not get over how great the visuals are. From the Wicked looking werewolves to the beautiful bride, it's all top notch work. The colors just make it that much better. Oh and did I mention the sweet covers to choose from. It is an all around win in my opinion.
Story: 4.0 out of 5
Granted I missed 6 issues (there was a #0 and #1/2) but I felt the story was easily accessible. It was a lot of fun, filled with humor and there was some really good interaction between the characters as well. This story contains all the characters I love with some new ideas behind them. I mean come on, who would think to bring back the Bride of Frankenstein with some Werewolf serum? Just an overall nice job within these two issues.
Dying Breath: 4.3 out of 5
Overall the two issues contain a good story with great art. The guys behind it know what they are doing and I was far from disappointed. I can not wait to go back and see how the story progressed to get to this point. The Modern Prometheus Story arc is great and because of it I have yet another new title on my pull list.
If you would like to get The The Living Corpse #5 and #6 please go to http://www.zenescope.com or get your comic shop to order it through http://www.havendistro.com. If you would like to know more about The The Living Corpse please go to http://www.corpsecomic.com/
Cover to Issue #6
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