PopCultHQ Comic Book Review: MANIFEST DESTINY #30 from Image Comics

PopCultHQ received a review copy of Manifest Destiny #30 from Image Comics and Skybound Entertainment. Available August 9th, 2017, the creative team for this series features writing from Chris Dingess, art from Matthew Roberts, colors by Owen Gieni, and lettering from Pat Brosseau.

Here’s PopCultHQ’s spoiler-free review of…

 

Manifest Destiny #30

Writer: Chris Dingess
Artist: Matthew Roberts
Colorist: Owen Gieni
Letterer: Pat Brosseau
Cover Artists: Matthew Roberts and Owen Gieni

In Shops: August 9th, 2017

SRP: $2.99

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PopCultHQ’s Comic Book Review:
Manifest Destiny #30

 Writing:

Chris Dingess’ writing remains faithfully the same. Which is to say, he continues to masterfully pit the Lewis and Clark expedition against all manner of horrors as they make their way across the vast uncharted territories of the American frontier. His stories always leave the reader wanting more and this latest issue of Manifest Destiny is no exception.

Art:

Matthew Roberts does like he has always done since issue #1 of Manifest Destiny, and that is give Chris Dingess’ scripts and arcs artwork that beautifully brings to life an American frontier that is both wonderful and deadly to behold. A place of new possibilities for a still fledgling United States, but also a place of unspeakable terrors.

Owen Gieni keeps choosing his colors well for each issue of the series. This latest one is no exception, though to be fair each issue has always shown him to be a master colorist when putting the right tones to the story. The mixes of colors he chooses for any and all monsters Lewis and Clark and their band encounter are as always fascinating and gruesome.

Pat Brosseau nails the lettering yet again. From the internal monologue of the journal entries which provide background information, to the dialogue of the characters themselves. Working alongside the other members of the series’ team allows for both consistency of lettering, but also gives the allowance for exploring different types for each new story.

PopCultHQ’s overall assessment:

What can be said about Manifest Destiny that hasn’t already been said. This whole series and everything about it, every component is magnificent. The whole team works well together, and there is no doubt they will continue to work well together as they bring to life this fantastic fictionalized account of one of the nation’s great exploratory expeditions.

PopCultHQ’s Rating:

5 Out of 5 Stars

MANIFEST DESTINY #30 can be purchased on ComiXology
and available at your local comic shop and online retailers now!


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Artist – Matthew Roberts

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Colorist -Owen Gieni

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Letterer – Pat Brosseau

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Publisher – Image Comics

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Founded in 2010, Skybound Entertainment is a multiplatform entertainment company specializing in television, comics, film, digital content, interactive, gaming, and merchandise. The company is led by The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and his longtime producing and business partner David Alpert.

 

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