White Savior #2
Dark Horse Comics
Written by Eric Nguyen and Scott Burman
Art by Eric Nguyen
Colors by Iwan Joko Triyono
Letters by Micah Myers
The Rundown: Todd tries to warn the village against its new savior while discovering a dark secret.
Todd’s attempts to get anyone in the village to listen to him about the white savior they are entrusting their lives to fall on deaf ears. Things get stranger when the waitress that got him in this time travel mess shows up. After confronting her, he discovers she is in the same situation he’s in. The two decide to team up to find a way to prevent a massacre and possibly go home.
At the same time, the leader of the Akuno clan prepares for the next part of his plan with a mysterious advisor. As Todd tries to break out of his new role as the village idiot, the waitress Maggie makes a startling discovery. One that will change everything for the upcoming battle.
The Story: A fun, funny and impressive follow up to the first issue. The premise continues to be engaging and hilarious. All of Todd’s attempts to convince the villagers to stop listening to Nathan are hilarious as well and I love the twists throughout the issue with the reveals of both the waitress and the truth about Nathan. I love the pacing of the story as well as how compelling and fun the dialogue is.
The Art: Nguyen delivers some beautifully detailed and exciting art throughout. I love the visual difference between the village story and the bad guys castle. The contrast is fantastic and everything from the violence to the character designs draw you into the story.