Tag: Gail Simone

From the Pullbox Bookshelf: Rose & Thorn Reinvented (Again)

Predictably, Simone’s writing is outstanding, and her take on the Rose/Thorn construct is engaging. Gritty and realistic, it makes for an entertaining read without demanding too much out of our suspension of disbelief; the psychology, if a little stretched, is believable enough for me to buy. And there’s enough twists and turns (and a gut punch of an ending) to keep things enthralling throughout. (13/13)

Red Sonja: The Complete Gail Simone Omnibus Delivers the Red-Headed She-Devil in All Her Glory!

I’m not going to bother extolling the virtues of Gail Simone’s work on Red Sonja: either you recognize it as the best interpretation of the character in the She-Devil’s history, an industry-leading writer at her peak, with greater depth and integrity than any previous writer (except for maybe Jim Zub, but that was a one-shot) had even contemplated for her; you’re just not a sword and sorcery reader (we should talk about whatever abuse you experience as a child, that would leave you scarred so); or you’re illiterate.

Pullbox Reviews: Wonder Woman/Conan #1 – A Barbarian, an Amazon, & an Unlikely Friendship

Wonder Woman/Conan #1 DC Comics/Dark Horse Comics Written by Gail Simone Pencils by Aaron Lopresti Inks by Matt Ryan Colors by Wendy Broome Letters by Saida Temofonte What makes one a legend? How do legends carve their names into history, when countless others are forgotten? Wonder Woman and Conan the Barbarian are destined by the […]

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