Review: Baltimore: Empty Graves #2
Before Baltimore and company set out for Constantinople to hunt the Blood Red Witch, old friends are buried and they prepare to face their own graves in their hunt for the Red King.
In Baltimore: Empty Graves #2 the tragic story of one of Baltimore’s companions is revealed. While the tale is sad, it does reveal why he is with Baltimore, and his assorted crew. Written by Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden, this issue reveals, something darker, about the man himself. We get that along with his almost suicidal desire to see the end of the Red King, and his own death along with him.
The art by Peter Bergting fits the natural darkness of Mignolaverse. Bergting does an excellent job blending in backstories, with the present as they bury empty coffins. Despite the tragedy throughout the issue, the comic is well drawn. It showcases the light of life, and the darkness of death.
Story: Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden Art: Peter Bergting
Story: 8.5 Art: 8.5 Overall: 8.5 Recommendation: Buy
Dark Horse Comics provided Graphic Policy with a FREE copy for review