Comic Review: Arrow: Dark Archer #7

The art justified the chapter when the script was merely serviceable.

Synopsis: After a fierce explosion rocks The Hidden’s base camp, Arthur King, a.k.a. Malcolm Merlyn, discovers a traitor in their midst!

Review: This issue contained more set up. Characters react to the explosion. Characters react to the traitor. Merlyn is caught in a lie. Ra’s al Ghul had the only character beat that stood out to me, during which he acted like his comic canon counterpart. The art justified the chapter when the script was merely serviceable. Daniel Sampere and company went into full Indiana Jones mode. I loved the final panel of leaping spectral snow leopards as the tomb shook.

Written by

Carole E. Barrowman

John Barrowman

Pencils by

Daniel Sampere

Inks by

Juan Albarran

Colors by

Kyle Ritter

Arrow: Dark Archer #7
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  • Story was merely serviceable.
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Raissa Devereux became a life-long genre fan at the age of four when she first saw The Wizard of Oz at a screening at Arizona State University. Years later, she graduated from A.S.U. as an English major, History minor, Whovian, and Trekkie. Now a Florida transplant, she loves the opportunity Sci-Fi Pulse has given her to further explore space travel, time travel, masked heroes, gothic castles, and good yarns.
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