Sunday, August 07, 2011

CBR Review: Severed #1

I recently reviewed Severed #1 for CBR and, in the process, wrote the following sentences: "The cover to this issue is one of the more clever ones I’ve come across lately. With the bloody hand ripping through the rustic portrait of a home, the central idea of the book is communicated. Each successive cover of the series reveals the intrusion to be bigger as more of the man ripping through is shown. Severed is a horror comic and is rooted in the idea of something forcibly disrupting and imposing itself on the world while revealing that what everyone thought was the truth was merely the surface of things. Here, a hand is ripping through the cover, both disrupting the picture of the house and showing it to be a picture, a falsity, not the realty. And like the gradual revelation through covers of this intruder, this first issue shows that it will be a slow build as the horror creeps over the reader bit by bit each month."

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