wmwadeii's Spread #1 review

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Spread #1 Review

See the Review Rating Overview page on my blog for more information on how I rate each comic.

  • Cover & Solicit - 4/5
  • Art, Colors & Inking - 3/5 - Weighted Double
  • Layout & Flow - 5/5
  • Story - 5/5 - Weighted Triple

Verdict - 4.3 (8.5/10)

This series is not for the faint of heart. Jordan and Strahm do an excellent job of turning up the creepiness factor in this first issue of Spread. While I'm not a fan of Strahm's style its very fitting for this series and the coloring by Sobreiro will give you nightmares about the color red. Jordan is an excellent storyteller and Spread is no exception. In this first issue you get action, intrigue, and the lingering need for more. If you want to read a zombie like, alien parasitic, virus, that thinks human killing is a good time, then you must read Spread.

- For my FULL thoughts and previews of this issue, see the Spread #1 Review at Images Unplugged.

2 Comments
Posted by MadeinBangladesh

I didn't like the story that much, but the art was cool.

Posted by wmwadeii

@madeinbangladesh: I felt the story had promise, the art for me was just so so. Although I've disliked art before and over time it grows on me, hoping this does the same.

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