Daily Archives: May 22, 2008

You Can Feed These Ones After Midnight

Return of the Gremlins #1
“Return of the Gremlins, Part 1 of 3”
Writer: Mike Richardson
Pencils: Dean Yeagle
Backgrounds: Nelson Rhodes
Colors: Dan Jackson
Letters: Michael David Thomas
“The Gremlins”
Artists: Walt Disney Studio
Color restoration: Dan Jackson
Editor: Dave Land
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Price: $2.99 US

I’d heard tell of this little-known Disney property but didn’t know much beyond the look of the characters and the name. The premise behind it is surprisingly compelling. With the new story that serves as the real meat of this issue, Dark Horse publisher Mike Richardson really captures a strong sense of Disney magic. The plot is predictable, but it’s so charming that one can’t help but be enthralled. The same goes for Dean Yeagle’s art, which takes its cues from the familiar, comforting Disney style.

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