Soul Stealer, the epic graphic novel trilogy whose final volume won Aint It Cool News’ award for “Best New Graphic Novel ofCvr the Year” in 2011, is debuting for the first time as a compilation in Soul Stealer: The Collectors Edition at San Diego Comic-Con, Booth #4401.
Soul Stealer: The Collectors Edition reflects the nine-year collaboration of writer Michael Easton (THE GREEN WOMAN with Peter Straub for DC/Vertigo) and illustrator Christopher Shy (DEAD SPACE: SALVAGE for IDW and PATHFINDER for Dark Horse). This is the first time all three volumes appear in one compilation, and limited to just 1,000 copies, they are signed by both, the artist and the author.
The Soul Stealer trilogy answers the question: How far would you go to get back someone you love? This
Review in a Hurry: A beautiful queen’s reign is threatened by her entitled brat of a stepdaughter. This version of the classic fairy tale isn’t that much of a reimagining. But when Charlize Theron asks that mirror who’s the fairest of them all and the answer is Kristen Stewart, one can’t help but think that the mirror needs glasses.
The costumes are wicked cool, the special effects impress, and the finale is sufficiently rousing, but the script takes no chances with characters that are all good or all bad.
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I remember seeing a trailer for a film a few months ago that was of two people slowly dancing, in 40’s or 50’s clothing, to a piece of music. It wasn’t really what you would call a trailer, but it did make me interested in the film, especially as it was starring Rachel Weisz and Tom Hiddleston. So when I sat down at this press screening, and the first shot came up on the screen, it suddenly dawned on me that this was that film!
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