Jim Butcher's the Dresden Files: War Cry
A war is raging between the vampire forces of the Red Court and the White Council - a war that the wizards are losing. So desperate are the Council that they've dragooned the experienced and the outcast to reinforce their thinning ranks of Wardens. One of these draftees is one Harry Dresden,... show more
A war is raging between the vampire forces of the Red Court and the White Council - a war that the wizards are losing. So desperate are the Council that they've dragooned the experienced and the outcast to reinforce their thinning ranks of Wardens. One of these draftees is one Harry Dresden, Chicago's only wizard-for-hire and a guy who's long been looked upon with suspicion by the supernatural authorities. Now, he's one of them, and his first big mission as a Warden is a doozy: take a small team of greenhorns to a frigid town in the middle of nowhere to rescue a handful of mortals who've been targeted by the Red Court. The question is, why exactly are these particular mortals so crucial to the outcome of the war? The answer will come only if Harry can keep them, and his team, alive for one very long night. This graphic novel collects the critically acclaimed, five-issue series in one volume, and features a bonus section with Jim Butcher's original story outline, sketchbook artwork from Carlos Gomez, cover gallery with roughs from Stjepan Sejic, and more! Creator Commentary from Jim Butcher: "The greatest frustration about writing the Dresden Files is all the stories I come up with that are too small or too straightforward to write into a novel. One of the great pleasures I've had as a writer is getting the opportunity to tell some of those stories in a short-story format, and in graphic novels like this one! War Cry is one of the stories I always wanted to tell but never got the chance to in the context of the novels, and I'm extremely pleased with how well it's coming out."
Publish date: 2014-12-16
Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment
Pages no: 136
Edition language: English
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FGMAMTC Blog ReviewI haven't read the Dresden Files series, but I've been looking forward to it so I was eager to get into this graphic novel. I'm sure it's a more fulfilling storyline for those familiar with the characters and themes, but I didn't feel lost so I recommend it to anyone interested. ...
It's the Dresden Files, so of course it's great seeing the characters I love from the novels. The story was good, the characters felt true to their novel versions, and it kept my interest. I would have rated this 4 stars for the original story, but I have to subtract a star for some of the art. The...
Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This graphic novel collects issues #1-5 in the War Cry series with the story picking up several months after the end of the last novel and sees the White Council up against the Red Court in what seems to...
The Dresden Files: War Cry is a comic collection of the series written by Jim Butcher and Mark Powers. And while I have just begun my travels with Harry Dresden, I have to say that this tale was just as gripping and entertaining as Storm Front (which is the only book I’ve read in the series thus far...