Reviews: DuckTales & Road Of The Dead: Highway To Hell

Some thoughts on two of this weeks digital comics from IDW – including the latest issue of Ducktales and new series Road Of The Dead: Highway To Hell

Ducktales #14

There are monsters up to no good in this two-part tale of scary times in Duckburg! Join Uncle Scrooge, along with Huey, Dewey, Louie, and Webby as they realize that ‘The Monsters Are Due at Duck Manor

Steve Behling – Writer
Gianfranco Florio – Artist
Giuseppe Fontana – Cover Artist
Marco Ghiglione – Variant Cover Artist

‘The Monsters Are Due At McDuck Manor’ has the nephews and niece making a horror movie…
Things are not all good though as the four cannot agree as to make a horror movie or a comedy. What follows is an adventure into a different dimension.
The four get dragged into a movie via a ‘gizmo’ and have to work out the way out.
This was a fun read, with plenty of good humour and Ducktales style fun.
This was only one story in this issue, unlike the ones usually that has two stories.

Road Of The Dead: Highway To Hell #1

An over-the-top wild ride prequel to George Romero’s last film, ROAD OF THE DEAD! Written by Jonathan Maberry, New York Times bestselling author and creator of V-WARS. The dead rose and are feasting on the living. A young scientist may hold the secret to a cure. Zombies and biker gangs want her dead. A bunch of losers in muscle cars and a hijacked tank will risk everything to save her. Five-time Bram Stoker Award-winning author, Jonathan Maberry, introduces the world to George Romero’s last cinematic work!

Jonathan Mayberry – Writer
Drew Moss – Artist, Variant Cover Artist
Santiperez – Cover Artist, Variant Cover Artist

Kicking off with a nice introduction to the world. It’s full of zombies and there are only a few survivors! I like the way this built up the introduction and the main characters. It also gives us a good rundown on the tank and its strengths and weaknesses.
The tank does play a minor role in this issue, but it’s there and the reaction to it is excellent. I like the fact that the zombies aren’t the only enemies. There are others who want the power of the possible ‘cure’.

The art makes it a fun read, with some excellent (and gruesome) scenes.

Enjoyable!

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