The Gull #1
From the pages of Salt City Strangers, The Gull stars in his first solo adventure. Includes a bonus Den Mother story!
Dubbed Salt Lake City’s most beloved superhero, The Gull #1 kicks off an action-packed story that dives into the origins of the superhero known as Gull and how he came to be such a prominent figure in Utah.
The Gull is an indie comic through and through, featuring black and white interior pages that bring back memories of classic superheroes punching baddies and saving the day. But it also has a modern influence as well, putting Gull into a more relatable position of really just uncertain of his place in life currently. Thus kicks off the tale of how Gull made his way to Utah.
The illustrations help make this comic enjoyable for two distinct reasons. The first is the satisfying pacing. It knows when to move quickly through the action sequences and when to slow down a bit with some dialogue to keep you interested in the story. The second is the characterizations. Gull himself feels very dynamic and real, which is supported by some priceless expressions of those around him. These characters are punctuated with remarkably detailed backgrounds that push the visuals into professional territory.
With an engaging script and solid art, The Gull #1 is a book that certainly won’t disappoint for those looking to dive into a superhero story that is different from anything out today. The story has continued past issue #1 and you can find the character also in the Salt City Strangers series to satisfy that team-up craving you’ve been having.
Plus, there is an additional story at the end of The Gull #1 to help pull you into this superhero team before you dive in. So don’t miss out!
With an engaging script and solid art, The Gull #1 is a book that certainly won't disappoint for those looking to dive into a superhero story that is different from anything out today.
The Gull #1: Salt Lake City’s Most Beloved Superhero
- Writing - 8.5/108.5/10
- Storyline - 8.5/108.5/10
- Art - 8.5/108.5/10
- Color - 7/107/10
- Cover Art - 7.5/107.5/10