The last of the Air Raiders comics has arrived. I’d like to say they go out with style but this was by far the weakest issue of the lot. The plot was confusing and felt really rushed. I wonder if the writer, George Caragonne, ended up cramming a whole story arc into one comic once…… Continue reading Air Raiders #5: Winds in the Darkness
Summary: The comic opens to an Air Lancer (Enforcer) attack on a rural village of air farmers. Apparently they were growing an illegal forest that they harvested their air from. Baron Ee-lon arrives to indulge in his passion for collecting rare plants and flowers, in this case the Red Zephyr Orchid. He sentences some of…… Continue reading Air Raiders #4 “Orchids for the Baron”
Summary: General Rokk and Admiral Fury prepare to use the information gathered by Eeleta to strike at the vulnerable air convoy of the Enforcers. Aerozar reveals to Eeleta that he’s aware of her plotting and that she’s been his pawn all along. He’s kept her father and former ruler, Archion, alive this whole thing to…… Continue reading Air Raiders #3 “The Good Fight”
Great book, it opens up with a raid on an Air Refinery as the Air Raiders are once again seeking to hijack some air cargo ships. The story introduces Eeleta, daughter of Archion, the ruler that Aerozar deposed. She is smart, capable warrior and she and Rokk have an ulterior plan in addition to the…… Continue reading Air Raiders #2 “Subterfuge”
Swashbuckling super-action on a far-out fantasy filled world! This is the first installment of my reviews for the 5 issues that were created. I’m going to be upfront at the beginning, I love these comics. Written by Howard Mackie and drawn by Kelley Jones, these books have that old-fashioned feel to them, reminding me of…… Continue reading Air Raiders #1 “Sins of the Father”
Cool, this is for sale! Steve Geiger and Jim Sinclair Air Raiders #4 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1988). A dynamically composed introductory image for the “Flowers of Fear!” issue, depicting a gigantic Baron Ee-Lon looming over an air-strike scene. Ink over graphite on Bristol board. Image area, 9.75″ x 15″. The larger attacking plane is…… Continue reading Comic Art
It’s always nice to get home from work with a package waiting for you. In this case, it was not my usual toys, but a few comics, And not just any comics but Air Raider comics! I was excited to get these. I don’t think I even knew about them as a kid and I…… Continue reading IT CAME IN THE MAIL.