The Magdalena: Volume 1

The Magdalena Volume The Da Vinci Code meets Tomb Raider as a sacred lineage of women starting with Mary Magdalene are empowered with the Spear of Destiny and special powers they use to protect the integrity and sanctity

  • Title: The Magdalena: Volume 1
  • Author: Malachy Coney Joe Benítez Brian Holguin
  • ISBN: 9781582406459
  • Page: 291
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Da Vinci Code meets Tomb Raider as a sacred lineage of women starting with Mary Magdalene are empowered with the Spear of Destiny and special powers they use to protect the integrity and sanctity of the Catholic Church This trade paperback collection delivers the stories that have made the Magdalena a flagship character fo the Top Cow Universe.

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    1. It may sound odd but since I am a huge fan of the biblical figure of Mary Magdalene, and also I am a huge fan of comics books, well, to me it was only natural to become a huge fan of the comic book character of The Magdalena.I am proud to say that I've been able to get each appearance of the character in comics that it wasn't an easy task since not always she appears on her own comic book series but she also appears as a "guest star" on other titles usually on The Darkness, Witchblade, Vampirell [...]

    2. AHHH<3 this was so amazing! The artwork is stunning, I love it so much!! And the storyline is so epic, Magdalena is SO BADASS! I want moreeeeee!!!!!!!

    3. I enjoyed this comic, which was written by a woman about a woman, before that was a popular thing in comics. It is a comic that falls squarely into the boobs and blades kinds of comics, and while the outfits are ridiculous, I feel like the unique storyline makes it worth reading. I love the twist on the Mary Magdalene tale and the modern take on vampires. I would suggest that the 4th part of the book doesn't make sense unless you've got access to other comics from this series.

    4. Again, the art for this series is truly outstanding, the story somewhat less so. I liked this better than "The Darkness: Ulitimate Compendium," but I still thought the stories could have been better. For an essentially super heroine, the Magdalena sure loses a lot. And I also lost the continuity of the story at times, although some of that is probably my unfamiliarity with reading graphic novels. All in all, though, I liked the characters better and thought the action was much better than in "Th [...]

    5. This is the exact same content as the two volumes titled Magdalena Origins but in one giant volume of disappointment.I've already reviewed the other two, but here's a quick version: the art is overly sexualized (even for Top Cow), the plot is a mess, the religious background is used as an excuse to talk too much, and the writing is beyond poor. It does have a few good elements but they're drowned in a sea of poor executional choices.

    6. Gorgeous artwork and an interesting, and sometimes even thoughts-provoking story (at least for someone who, like me, see a woman on the painting of the Last Supper). I was very pleased by this journey to the Top Cow universe and I can't wait to read more of their comics.

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