ORACION challenge the legend of the Spear of Destiny as sins of omission come
to light in this one shot special! Detective Sara Pezzini reveals a lost
manuscript that speaks of a bright young martyr and the dark acts she eclipses
in this tale of an all-new Magdalena.
when I was much younger. Of the many
series I tried to latch onto in my teen years, Witchblade and other Top Cow
books were up there. With this new
one-shot, I was ready to see what The Magdalena: Seventh Sacrament had to
Witchblade, we follow a centuries old telling of a young woman of the faith and
her misfortune travels. In her
possession is a relic spear that was entrusted to her along with the safety of
the king to be. After his unfortunate
death, Sister Agatha finds herself needing to fend off against demons with the
very same spear. The rest as they say is
history, once again told by Ms. Pezzini.
well. I wasn’t such a fan of the more
empty panels in the beginning and end, but that’s nitpicking. There were however really nice pages more
towards the end with the fight scenes. I
also have to say, I was particularly won over by the sick cover work.
doesn’t matter here, especially being a one shot. I’m not entirely sure how this works in with
Witchblade or any other current books if at all. Regardless, Top Cow fans will probably want
this to complete their collection. Other
than that, most will likely just find this as a quick read for the sake of
out Top Cow.