Deadman (Dark Mansion of Forbidden Love) #2
Writer: Sarah Vaughn
Artist: Ian Medina
The Haunted Mansion
This was definitely different than your every day read. I for one love anything to do with ghost or the supernatural in general. That being said this was pretty slow for me. There seemed to be a lot of unnecessary moments that might have been okay in a novelized version of this. For example, there were three pages of Bernice talking about how she loves nature. That’s great and all for character development but didn’t really pertain to the story at all. The art was nice. Heavily shadowed panels helped embrace the ghost house vibe. Deadman himself is very 90’s looking which I enjoyed for the sheer nostalgia of 90’s comics. I couldn’t help but laugh at the threat Bernice received. I guess it’s hard to make ‘forbidden love’ not sound cliché. I would really like to see Deadman in another situation or have the story more focused on him. Overall I’d say this is an okay book.
Blessing: ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ ✩ ✩ ✩ ✩ ✩
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