We may go through the past

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in Lone Hunter #1 (apparently a miniseries?), Tyler Crook (Artist and co-creator Harrow County) takes full control of a new series that focuses on an old monster hunter (Howard) and a young girl (Luby). To no one’s surprise, Crook’s drawn pages are uniformly stunning. Watercolor is better than I remember Harrow County. Kroc may be leaning too much on airbrushing, but this conversation may be more appropriate for other painters.

Cover of The Lonesome Hunters #1, courtesy of Dark Horse Comics

in promotional video For the series, Kroc describes the series as Lone wolf and cub Meets preacher, but sweeter than this pairing implies. Dark Horse doesn’t publish any shortage of monsters in the series, presumably due to Hellboy’s broad influence, but also most likely according to the company’s taste. where Lone Hunter #1 Separating himself from the many chains waiting in the wings is:

  1. While it’s too early to say Howard is a coward, the first scene shows Howard freezing during the raid. He was paid to serve by his father, and during the attack on the “pagan heresy”, his father was stabbed in front of him.
  2. Gorgeous Croc Pages.
The Lonesome Hunters review #1: We may go through the past
Panel of The Lonesome Hunters #1, Courtesy of Dark Horse Comics

Lupe, an innocent, moody teen thief, completely enters the series into modernity and out of Howard’s head. More to say about what happens next, but like John Updike He said, go easy on the plot summary. Jude covered previously Lone Hunter #1 over here.

New fantasy series written and illustrated by Tyler Crook! From Ross Manning Award-winning and Eisner-nominated Tyler Crook comes this supernatural fantasy about loss, power, and destiny. An old and unfamiliar monster hunter in hiding meets a young girl who forces him to confront these chaotic creatures. When monsters invade their abode, set out on a supernatural wilderness journey to stop these ancient evils in a story that explores the ways youth teach us about adulthood and how the early traumas of old age can haunt us.

Lone Hunter #1


The Lonesome Hunters review #1: We may go through the past

back before James Hepplewhite


6/10
In The Lonesome Hunters #1 (apparently a miniseries?), Tyler Crook (Harrow County artist and co-author) takes full control of a new series focusing on an old monster hunter (Howard) and a young girl (Lupe).


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