REVIEW: “The Horned God”

from Savage Sword of Conan #162

story by Charles Dixon, art by Jorge Zaffino

Marvel Comics, July 1989.

I’m not really even going to review this comic. I’m just going to talk about comics in general.

Every once in a while I hear people talking about the writing and art in comics as completely separate entities. I always snicker to myself and think that you simply can’t do that because in comics the art IS the story and the story IS the art. In comics you read the art. You can’t rate the story a “7” and the art a “3.” They are the same thing. You have to rate the COMIC a “7” or a “3” or whatever. Continue reading REVIEW: “The Horned God”