Have you checked this series out yet? We reviewed issue #1 a while back, calling it “an above average take on a classic tale.” It’s a modern-day version of Robin Hood but it’s not a retelling. This is a new story that more pays homage to the ideas and uses the character and location names to tell its tale. Re-imagining Robin and his men as a biker gang in a turf war makes sense. And the personality traits we’ve come to expect from not only Robin, Tuck, and Little John but also from Prince John and Gisborn fit the tale well. What is it about bikers and biker gangs that play so well to the classic story ideas? This has shades of the classics in its story, maybe it’s the simplicity of the life they lead, the codes they follow? I truly don’t know what it is but I do know it works. If you’re in your local comic shop this week (09/24) pick up a copy of Sherwood Texas and tell me what you think…
SHERWOOD, TX #3 (of 5)
Written By: Shane Berryhill
Artist: Daniel Hillyard
Colors: Charlie Kirchoff
Covers A and B: Andrew Robinson
Synopsis: It’s time to go on the offensive! Rob Hood and the Jesters hatch a plan to rob John Prince and free the kidnapped Mexican girls he and the Nobles have forced into their sex-slave business. Meanwhile, Maria puts her life on the line for Hood, doing everything she can to bring justice to the men who murdered his father.