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PRE-ORDER: 'Sabrina: Something Wicked' #5 (of 5) by Kelly Thompson, Veronica Fish, and Andy Fish

The thrilling conclusion of Sabrina: Something Wicked is here, and it’s going to put our magical teen heroine face-to-face in a battle against someone unexpected—will everything Sabrina’s learned about magic help her through this ordeal?   Cover by Veronica Fish SABRINA: SOMETHING WICKED #5 (OF 5) Script: Kelly Thompson  Art: Veronica Fish, Andy Fish, Jack Morelli Cover: Veronica Fish Variant Covers: Sweeney Boo, Andy Fish On Sale Date: 2/17 32-page, full-color comic $3.99 U.S. Interior Art by Veronica & Andy Fish      Variant Cover by Sweeney Boo      Variant Cover by Andy Fish

REVIEW: 'The Hunt' #5 by Colin Lorimer and Joana Lafuente


★★★★☆ (4/5)

In this miniseries finale, 'The Hunt' #5 provides plenty of thrills and chills ending in shocking fashion. Which is why I'm forced to hold back on details so not to spoil them for anyone. It's just not fair. What is fair is the incredible skill and scope of creator Colin Lorimer has poured into this mythological suspense story. It's one of the most visually stunning comics out there.  

Joana Lafuente's colors have enlivened the series with brilliant electric hues that bring the supernatural elements to the forefront. Her consistent work continues in the finale. It's just the work of Lorimer and Lafuente telling the story sans dialogue or captions for a stretch in the issue and remains every bit as compelling. As an artist, Lorimer is a rising star following the path Michael Gaydos, Michael Lark, and Sean Phillips has laid before him. 

As a writer, Lorimer only falters slightly but keeps the drama ratcheted up as revelations are exposed near the end. The conflict of the otherworldly groups comes to a head in an unpredictable fashion. Orla steps up in a big way, proving her mettle and basically kicking ass. I walked away wanting to follow Orla's next adventure as soon as I finished the story. Lorimer has found a great protagonist in Orla.

'The Hunt' has opened a new realm of magic and mythology based on Irish lore and Lorimer has barely scratched the surface of what's possible. This is a great introduction to a supernatural world that is distinct and suspenseful. Whatever shortcomings in this mini are saved by the brilliant art and composition. I highly recommend it and worth every penny to pick up the trade when it arrives.

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