Review: Rivers of London: Night Witch #2

RiversOfLondon_2.2_Cover_AFollowing a disastrous attempt to ‘recruit’ the witch, Vavara, a Russian oligarch turns his sights on Peter Grant and Thomas Nightingale – two of London’s finest policemen and its only wizards – to help recover his  daughter – apparently kidnapped by dark elemental forces. But for Peter and Nightingale, a dark betrayal from the past is about rear its ugly head…

Rivers of London: Night Witch #2 is just as strange as the last one, if not more so. The issue picks up where the previous left off as both sides put pressure to find a missing kid who vanished from his parent’s backyard. It all wouldn’t be so strange if it weren’t for Russian gangsters and the possible involvement of a supernatural creature.

The more I read this series, the more I love the urban fantasy style of the artwork by Lee Sullivan. Each issue seems to increase the complexity of the scenes, as they add a more complex environment. The one strange scene I won’t spoil, has a detailed, and beautiful execution.

Story: Andrew Cartmel, Ben Aaronovitch Art: Lee Sullivan
Story: 8.5 Art: 9 Overall: 8.75 Recommendation: Buy

Titan Comics provided Graphic Policy with a FREE copy for review