Review: Vikings vs. Unicorns #1
You’ve heard of alternate histories? Well Vikings vs. Unicorns is an alternate mythology, recasting everyone’s favorite one-horned mythical icon of cuteness as a feral nightmare, endowed with immense powers and bent on destroying humanity. They are pitted against one of history’s traditional villains, the Vikings, who are recast as humanity’s grimly determined saviors. A whole lot of rainbow-colored blood is spattered across its opening pages and the fun just keeps raging on from there!
With a radically different take on the unicorn myth, this story shouldn’t be missed. The story by Jim Tramontana is unique, action-filled, and strange to say the least, making this premiere issue awesome. While the story is filled with a small bit of language, it makes the combat scene much more entertaining. Since this is a Kickstarter driven comic, it only seems to have digital copies for now. They can be found at Comixology, as far I know.
The art by KC Anderson is consistent, throughout. There is even a border on each page filled with runic lettering, that is historically accurate. An odd yet solid mix of light and dark, brings this odd world together.
Story: Jim Tramontana Art: KC Anderson
Story: 8.0 Art: 8.0 Overall: 8.0 Recommendation: Buy
Egghead Comics provided Graphic Policy with a FREE copy for review