razzatazz's Demon Knights #8 - The Ballad of Nimue & The Demon review

We've all been wondering

This obviously intended as a "breather" issue after the action which preceded it, but being a chance to pause for the series does not mean this is any weaker based on its story writing.  As is most important with such a series, it is in the lulls where the series defines itself, not during the action and it has done well here describing the background of Xanadu and how she came to be together with Jason Blood.  This story is one which has been waiting to be told, but we learn here the real motivation behind the actions of the two heroes and the demon.  Other than this origin story though the issue also delves into some upcoming action, some of which is somewhat unexpected.  A pretty fun issue overall that adds a few more layers to the characters.  

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