I was really hoping Stormwatch would get better. First, Paul Cornell seems like a nice guy and I’ve liked a couple of his comics before. Second, I didn’t want to suffer through another bad comic.
Too bad. Being hopeful made it all the worse.
Well, that statement isn’t exactly correct. Cornell gives a momentary suggestion it might get better then doesn’t follow through. It seems like there’s going to be some actual action in the comic, but instead Cornell introduces a subplot about strife among team members. It turns out no one in Stormwatch likes anyone else.
There’s some slight amusement at the implication the Justice League are a bunch of morons; Stormwatch has been brainwashing them.
Oh, right, I almost forgot… Cornell goes out of his way to remind everyone he’s British. It’s painfully obvious.
I don’t even want to think about how bad the next issue will be.
The Dark Side, Part Two; writer, Paul Cornell; penciller, Miguel Sepulveda; inker, Al Barrionuevo; colorist, Alex Sinclair; letterer, Rob Leigh; editors, Sean Mackiewicz and Pat McCallum; publisher, DC Comics.