Published: April 2nd, 2014
Written by: Jim Zub
Art by: Jonathan Lau
Based on: Red Sonya by Robert E. Howard, Red Sonja by Roy Thomas and Barry Windsor-Smith
Dynamite Entertainment, 40 Pages
I’ve liked Lone Wolf and Cub stories since first discovering Lone Wolf and Cub as a kid in the ’80s. While the most popular version of the story for modern audiences is the Disney+ show The Mandalorian, Jim Zub wrote a Red Sonja version of the story a half decade prior.
This was written as a digital exclusive one-shot, which kind of sucks, as I’d like a copy in print to go along with my hundreds of other Red Sonja single issue comics.
I also wish that this was more than a double-sized one-shot, as the story really could’ve been beefed up into a miniseries.
Regardless of that, Jim Zub does quite a bit with limited space and I enjoyed this story, nonetheless.
I thought that the art was good and the action flowed really well.
In the end, this was a good, quick read that left me wanting more. For a low-priced digital exclusive, it’s definitely worth the price.
Pairs well with: other Red Sonja stories from Dynamite, as well as other sword and sorcery comics written by Jim Zub.