Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Quickie comic review: Bram Stoker's Death Ship: The Last Voyage of the Demeter No. 1

Posted By on Tue, May 18, 2010 at 7:27 PM

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Bram Stoker's Death Ship: The Last Voyage of the Demeter No. 1

Published by IDW. Written by Gary Gerani. Art by Stuart Sayger.

The Deal: IDW presents the untold tale of the Demeter, the ship that was last seen in Bram Stoker's horror classic Dracula; if you remember, the Demeter was the cargo ship that unknowingly transported Count Dracula across the ocean to England. Well, this is the story of the crew that got sucked dry by the legendary vampire. (Get that mind out of the gutter!)

The Verdict: The story was fairly interesting, but the art — which looked way too washed out and was rife with storytelling problems (Those wordless panels just don't work for every artist, ya know.) — made it difficult to enjoy this comic.

Reviewed materials provided by Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find: www.heroesonline.com.

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