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Is anyone reading the current series of ‘Red Sonja’?

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Re: Is anyone reading the current series of ‘Red Sonja’?
« Reply #75 on: September 28, 2017, 05:49:28 AM »
New issue's out and it's the best since #6. The meat of the issue is Sonja taking on Las Aranhas in their own HQ.
Got it last night, gonna read it today.
Going by just a quick look, its pretty much all action. While i've enjoyed the 'talky' issues, i have NO problem with a whole issue of Sonja kicking ass!
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Re: Is anyone reading the current series of ‘Red Sonja’?
« Reply #76 on: September 28, 2017, 08:12:20 AM »
Enjoy! There's some amazing action in this one but important new characters are introduced, people listen to Elvis and a baby armadillo nearly gets run over.

SPOILER

Red Sonja #9 ... when you absolutely, positively have to read a comic about a six-foot red-headed Amazon in a scalemail bra crashing a tractor trailer into a drugs lab ... accept no substitutes.


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Re: Is anyone reading the current series of ‘Red Sonja’?
« Reply #77 on: October 09, 2017, 04:29:54 AM »
Preview from next issue ... Amy Chu's Sonja is a powerhouse.


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Re: Is anyone reading the current series of ‘Red Sonja’?
« Reply #78 on: October 09, 2017, 05:54:35 AM »
^^^yeah she is, thats a great piece!

Forgot to come in and say, really enjoyed last issue. Balls (or boobs, really) to the wall action.
Max really won me over with his fair mindedness, too.
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Re: Is anyone reading the current series of ‘Red Sonja’?
« Reply #79 on: October 09, 2017, 08:09:06 AM »
^^^yeah she is, thats a great piece!

Forgot to come in and say, really enjoyed last issue. Balls (or boobs, really) to the wall action.
Max really won me over with his fair mindedness, too.

I thought it was easily the best issue this storyline and maybe the best all-round issue in the series so far. Normally there's a couple of continuity gaffes or moments of fuzzy logic but this issue was airtight pretty much, except for Sonja leaving her sword behind for the infiltration and then letting Spike use it, and Carlos' weird sense of scale with the troll ... in the panel where he's charging the horses, he looks easily 20 feet tall but when he's sat down by Max, he's nearer to 8. That's real nitpicking, though.

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Re: Is anyone reading the current series of ‘Red Sonja’?
« Reply #80 on: November 01, 2017, 10:21:40 AM »
The latest issue is basically a giant fight scene padded out with a teensy bit of plot progression for the supporting characters ... but that doesn't bother me at all. 'Red Sonja' SHOULD be about fighting and action first and foremost; a lot of the series so far has seen too much emphasis placed on Sonja's buddies and too much of Sonja in the background, not leading the charge. Sonja even says at one point 'It's too long since I had a good fistfight'.

This issue makes up for that. It's pretty much a 'Double Dragon' stage, with Sonja going to a casino and then smashing her way through waves of giant thugs with gusto.

Loads of fun ... Carlos Gomez draws a fucking amazing fight scene and it's good to see him finally set loose.

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« Reply #81 on: November 01, 2017, 10:09:24 PM »
I got the issue this morning but only flipped throuh it. Did she punch out a vulture? She punched out a vulture. Ha!
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Re: Is anyone reading the current series of ‘Red Sonja’?
« Reply #82 on: November 02, 2017, 05:58:09 PM »
Yep! That was like a shout-out to 3 things at once: the 'Conan The Barbarian' movie where Conan bites a vulture TO DEATH while he's hanging from The Tree Of Woe; #2 where Sonja kills a goose in Central Park for her dinner; and Conan punching the camel in his first movie.

In her Reddit chat, Amy Chu said her Sonja is strong enough to punch out a horse but she was too nice to ever do so except as a last resort, so that vulture panel surprised me with how graphic and brutal it was. Could be that Amy's done her homework though ... Hyrkanians are famed for their archery and horsemanship, and Sonja's usually treated her steeds better than most people. She realises what a valuable asset they are. That vulture was a valuable asset too in a New Mexico desert where starvation was a very real possibility.

I liked Max moaning about the two warrior-women snoring ... reminded me of Sonja doing the same with Holly and Spike back in the motel 3 issues ago. If she'd been able to sleep that night, she would've avoided this whole mess with Las Aranhas.

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Re: Is anyone reading the current series of ‘Red Sonja’?
« Reply #83 on: December 08, 2017, 07:54:58 AM »
Wonder if you've gotten issue 11 yet, you usually get your copies ahead of me.
Man, all HELL broke loose this time out!
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« Reply #84 on: December 08, 2017, 02:32:40 PM »
Wonder if you've gotten issue 11 yet, you usually get your copies ahead of me.
Man, all HELL broke loose this time out!

Really good ish, covered shit loads of ground. I’m a bit bored of Gath but I wasn’t expecting that ending. Intrigued to see what happens next. Sonja was drawn about 6’4’’ throughout this issue

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« Reply #85 on: December 08, 2017, 03:42:25 PM »
^^^Statuesque like mofo yeah!

The ending was pretty good i agree...
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Re: Is anyone reading the current series of ‘Red Sonja’?
« Reply #86 on: December 08, 2017, 05:05:40 PM »
The covers on this series are to die for.
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« Reply #87 on: December 08, 2017, 05:12:26 PM »
The covers on this series are to die for.

The motorbike and giant snake variants for this ish were amazing. The main cover for next ish though has the most hideous Sonja I’ve ever seen. She looks like Gollum

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« Reply #88 on: December 08, 2017, 05:19:17 PM »
The covers on this series are to die for.

The motorbike and giant snake variants for this ish were amazing. The main cover for next ish though has the most hideous Sonja I’ve ever seen. She looks like Gollum
Ew, really?

But yeah, that bike cover was great! 
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