Ghosted 6 (January 2014)

293780 20140205005126 largeOh, good, Davide Gianfelice is a new artist on Ghosted. I was a little confused as the style is so different from the first arc. I thought it could be the same guy, just because Williamson’s doing such different things right off with this issue.

He’s not trying to device the reader in the same way. The unanswered questions are for the protagonist too this time. Presumably there will be some kind of subterfuge; the series is going to need surprises again at some point. And there are a couple little ones. Returning cast members, the way the lead, Jackson, travels from the tropics to Las Vegas. But Williamson is clearly trying a different approach.

Jackson has a case, adventure, undertaking, whatever. Even with his baggage, he’s in control differently. It’s like a soft reboot–Williamson has the pilot arc out of the way.

It’s not earth shattering, but good.

CREDITS

Writer, Joshua Williamson; artist, Davide Gianfelice; colorist, Miroslav Mrva; letterer, Rus Wooton; editor, Sean Mackiewicz; publisher, Image Comics.

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