Daily Archives July 5, 2018

Tart #1

Writer: Kevin Joseph
Artist: Ludovic Sallé
Publisher: Kechal Comics

Tart Acid wakes up in a new city with no idea why she’s there until she discovers someone in need, a little boy that disappeared from the park and is still missing. If the kid needs her help, it means the supernatural is involved, and things are bad.

There is a lot going on in this first issue of the comic, and there are a lot of questions left unanswered, but the story does not suffer from the lack of answers. Most of the story is conveyed through the art rather than prose and dialogue. The writing is sparse, and the dialogue is mostly brief exchanges rather than any sort of meaningful conversation, but there are brilliant moments where the writing and the art meld together to form powerful scenes that make the book well worth reading.

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