Nelson Blake II Archives

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Walker, Nelson Blake II, and Guillermo Sanna all deserved to see this book succeed It was grounded, Luke Cage is a fantastic protagonist, and the art was consistently solid. Luke Cage cover art by Rahzzah This comes on the heels of a slew of other cancellations, including the possible killing of Defenders with Bendis' departure from Marvel[...]
Luke Cage #5 Review: A Powerful Finale For The First Arc
They didn't have a great relationship before, and the new series made them closer just to drive them apart again. Luke Cage #5 art by Nelson Blake II There is also a lot of racial and class subtext here that doesn't get explored enough The poor black Ninth Ward gang from which Kevin Larsen originates were essentially[...]
Luke Cage
This character is given a lot of depth, and I hope he sticks around for another issue or two. There's a large fight scene towards the end where Nelson Blake II gets to strut his stuff a bit more The armored hitmen look pretty cool, and Luke and the Ninth Ward guys kicking their asses looks[...]
Luke Cage #3 Review: The Burstein Mystery Takes A Turn
Warhawk is actually a fairly likeable character too, which makes it all the more painful. Nelson Blake II's art continues to give me mixed feelings It looks good, with deliberate, clean lines and expressive faces, but it's still so stark It's a little too simplistic for the story the comic is telling However, he can show[...]
Luke Cage #2 Review: Slow, A Little Confusing, But Stays Enjoyable
Walker, Nelson Blake II, and Marcio Menyz. Having just been saved by the known-killer Warhawk, Luke Cage wakes up to find the villain offering his aid Warhawk views Luke as something of a brother since they both went through the Dr Burstein's process The two begin investigating the apparent death of Burstein and the experiments he[...]
How Many Secret Societies Are Too Many? – Advanced Review Of Romulus #2
I got my hands on the second issue of Romulus from Bryan Hill and Nelson Blake II Now to be fulling transparent, I write for Top Cow occasionally So you may think I'm biased But I liked the first issue of this series and have been waiting for the second. The story picks up shortly after[...]
"Our World Isn't Free" – Bryan Hill Talks Romulus
He's got a new series coming up from Top Cow called Romulus with artist Nelson Blake II I chatted with him about the project this week. DAN WICKLINE: Let's start with the back story Who is Romulus in mythology? What do readers need to know going into the series?   BRYAN HILL: Readers should know that the feeling[...]