Monday, November 23, 2009

Spike: After the Fall

Title: Spike: After the Fall
Author: Brian Lynch, Franco Urru
Genre: Graphic novel
Got it from: Library
Why I read it: Liked the Angel graphic novels
Grade: B+

Poet, vampire, murderer, lover, hero, prisoner, slave-- Spike has been called a lot of things. But by the time this fight is over, he'll have one more name: Lord. Or "dust"-- maybe we'll just call him dust, considering how it seems things are going in his immediate future. But after enjoying this collection of the four-issue Spike: After the Fall series you'll be looking at the events of Angel: After the Fall in a whole new light, courtesy of Brian Lynch and Franco Urru!

My review:
This was a quick read (graphic novels usually are), but I laughed my way through the whole thing.  Even if Spike was never a favorite character throughout the Buffy or Angel series, I sure enjoyed him here.  He brings the funny.  The artwork was good, story was great--definitely would recommend this to graphic novel fans, or even fans of the Buffy or Angel TV series.

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