This pattern repeats throughout the book. But it is so much of fun with interesting characters. I should probably watch that tv show and start reading more about them. We need to recycle you for this book! Which, um, is uncomfortably close to a rather unfortunate racial caricature. Arte com traços simples e cartunescos, mas o estilo se encaixa perfeitamente com essa fantasia cheia de ação e humor elementos que sempre me atraem.
Flipé un poco cuando descubrí que todo estaba entintado con pincel: el acabado es maravilloso. While other titles tend to lean heavily one way or another, MacLean splits the difference. . It's fun, jokey, action packed, but simultaneously a smart, well realized tugger of heartstrings. Head Lopper is the story of Norgal, a guy who goes around lopping the heads off giant monsters.
The plot and pacing is surprisingly solid for such a story. My biggest issue with Head Lopper is that I wanted to love it. For example, in one issue Norgal and Agatha are warned by a set of magical stones as to the danger they face should they keep going. This even provides a more satisfying conclusion from the initial publication, which had sort of abruptly stopped. He travels with Agatha, the severed head of a witch, and they fight evil and stuff. While there is no shortage of warriors wielding cold steel in comic books, Head Lopper quickly proves that it is one of a kind. Evi characters could be more evil etc.
I was hesitant on this one. In a far off land called Barra, there is a great black bog that contains a great and powerful sorcerer. Description: 1 volume unpaged : chiefly color illustrations, maps ; 26 cm Other Titles: Head Lopper. Some warrior dude and his pal, the head of a witch named Agatha, go around chopping off the heads of monsters? She provides the comic relief in the book as she perplexes the bejesus our of Norgal, but is too dangerous to leave behind. Suffice it to say her magic is still mostly intact, though she only uses it in times of dire need, or when she wants to, or when she feels like it. Head Lopper is about a huge guy with a beard, who swings his sword and cuts off his enemies' heads.
You can defiantly see lots of used of Norse mythology and resemblance to Conan the Barbarian. And speaking of fun, Head Lopper also provides some beautifully-rendered action scenes highlighted by simple panel construction and vibrant colors. I will be checking out volume 2 very soon. In 2015 it was picked up for a four-issue miniseries. This was such a fresh and new take on comics for me, as I stopped collecting years ago, but I still enjoy a good collected story. But MacLean's work here is more than just a convincing alchemy of influences, he uses what inspires him as a springboard but then forges his own distinct, startlingly original angular style. It looked good and the art style reminded me of Mike Mignola, who does my favorite comic of all time, Hellboy.
Maybe if you can find it at a library or get it on sale. Art-wise the closest style I can think of is Gabriel Bá but that's only beca Review orignally published at my blog: Head Lopper was every damn thing I wanted it to be and more. O Aparador de Cabeças Norgal decepa monstros pelo mundo, enquanto carrega nas costas a cabeça da Bruxa Azul Agatha, que tenta continuamente atrapalhar e debochar das façanhas do guerreiro, até ele perder a paciência e usá-la como bola de futebol. Just the same, I picked this because it seemed the least bad of the free options I could get with my last remaining book, so it was a smidge better than I would have expected from the title and cover. We follow Norgal, the Head Lopper, a legendary warrior who travels the land lopping the heads off of demons, evil sorcerers, bandits and beasts alike. I flipped out at the design on those things, simple but powerful, felt like it contained that Kirby charm without being a direct ape of his style or approach. Head Lopper is about a huge guy with a beard, who swings his sword and cuts off his enemies' heads.
Witty banter and words of wisdom, sarcasm and smarmy curses and the like are the job of his companion, Agatha. Open the comic, and you will find more of the same: a barbarian chopping off fantasy creatures heads as if drawn by Mignola on a sunny day. Norgal chopped her head off but she is too stubborn to die. Random Melon Reads - Norgal, el Head Looper, asesino de monstruos, decapitador de la bruja Ethel, mercenario, guerrero. Apocalyptigirl did stylish adventure better and with much more heart, and I hate Fairyland does wanton violence with a lot more goofy fun, but I imagine anyone looking for a disposable action-fantasy romp will get enough enjoyment here.
Apocalyptigirl did stylish adventure better and with much more heart, and I hate Fairyland does wanton violence with a lot more goofy fun, but I imagi It's pretty and bright with an art style that falls somewhere between Adventure Time and Hellboy, but there wasn't much else to sink your teeth into. The sorcerer employs mercenaries, witches and other beasts to try and steal Agatha's head to increase his power and escape his prison. Another volume follows next year. Dialogue is cliche and I found it difficult to not skim through it. Man this was a good one! The Head Lopper, Norgal, and the nagging severed head of Agatha Blue Witch arrive on the Isle of Barra to find it overrun with beasts; minions of the Sorcerer of the Black Bog. While it certainly lives up to its title, the near-constant fantasy violence does get very played out after a while though thanks to the 250-page length. The Head Lopper, Norgal, and the nagging severed head of Agatha Blue Witch arrive on the Isle of Barra to find it overrun with beasts; minions of the Sorcerer of the Black Bog.
With him is Agatha Blue Witch, or at least her head. Out of Stock Description The Head Lopper, Norgal, and the nagging severed head of Agatha Blue Witch arrive on the Isle of Barra to find it overrun with beasts: minions of the Sorcerer of the Black Bog. The second issue was funded via a campaign launched October 10, 2013. The only thing that is missing is an explicit sex scene which if it were here would actually hurt the story. When Queen Abigail hires Norgal and Agatha to slay the Sorcerer, our heroes trek across the island relieving the horrors of their heads - and playing right into the hands of a master manipulator. Head Lopper is the story of Norgal, a guy who goes around lopping the heads off giant monsters.