Review: Satanic Hell #1

Broke and directionless, the three members of the metal band Satanic Hell arrive in Texas for a chance tour set up by a mysterious promoter named Sam. Death Priest, Dante, and Exodus quickly find trouble in the bizarre world of Texas, now an authoritarian Christian state controlled by a council of religious fanatics.

 

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

 

I really wasn’t sure what I was going to get in this new series from Alterna Comics, but I quickly got into it, and couldn’t believe it when I got to the end.

The characters are quickly established and we get a real good idea of the situation the metal band are thrust into!
This is a 7 issue mini-series and there is still a lot happening here. Personally I think it’s a horrible situation!

I really enjoy the serious nature of the story, but there is a large amount of dark humour going on too, with little nods and winks to the reader! I would have thought the art would have been darker than this, but the style fits in nicely with the genre and the tone of the story.

As a first issue this hits a lot of the beats. We get hints at some of the characters, and introduced to many of the others. The setting is perfect, as is the reasoning behind it.

This is worth checking out!

Get it here on Comixology

Huge Discounts on your Favorite Comics @ DriveThruComics.com
2000 ad
Comic Reviews

Review: 2000 AD – Prog 2280

May 14, 2022 Michael Nimmo 0

After last week, ‘regened’ issue, we have some new stories starting in 2000 AD – Prog 2280 from Rebellion. UK and DIGITAL: 11 May 2022 £3.25 NORTH AMERICA: 25 May $26 (per pack) DIAMOND: MAR221846 COVER: TOM FOSTER […]

Comic Reviews

Review: Human Remains #8

May 13, 2022 Michael Nimmo 0

From Vault Comics is the final issue of this series. This is Human Remains #8 Will God save the day? The Reverend Hays’ incautious open-air prayer gathering attracts a wide audience–some seeking redemption, some death, […]

About Michael Nimmo 11185 Articles
Owner of the site, lord of all....