Minister Sinister #1 Review

Posted on June 3, 2009

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Title and issue: Minister Sinister #1
Writer: Mike Hoffman
Pencils: Mike Hoffman
Colors: Mike Hoffman
Letters: Mike Hoffman
Publisher: Eye Bank Comics
Release Date: March 2009
Price: $3.95
Pages: 22

Over on indyplanet.com you can find a lot of really decent and original horror and monster comics. Minister Sinister is one of those books that just has this vibe that screams old school. Just looking at the black and white pages makes me think of  Tales From the Crypt and Creepy. Just a great overall look to the book.

Minister Sinister follows the story of a world like ours where love and kindness are running rampant and a group of evil ministers have had it. There top scientists have found a way to transport one of their own to our planet and find the worst of mankind so they can be sent back and put on their planet to try and balance out the good. This is where our miscreant Minister Sinister comes into play.

Artwork: 4.5 out of 5
Like I mentioned before. This screams 70’s to me and love it. Some drawings were a little off but that’s minor when you compare it to the whole. I could really just look at the art and know I got what I paid for.

Story: 4 out of 5
The story follows a nice steady path on how Sinister looks for what he thinks is evil.  It does flow well, very little confusion. As a first issue it does build up well. I will say some parts made me go back a few pages to make sure I understood what was going on, but by the end I was left on the edge of my seat wanting to know what was next.

Dying Breath: 4.5 out of 5
Mike Hoffman has been doing books for a while now. If you have not seen anything of his before stop waiting and go check some out. Minister Sinister has 2 things going for it. Solid Artwork and a Solid story. I just hope that you can take a chance and check this or one of his other books out.

Minister Sinister #1 is available for sale on www.indyplanet.com
For more on Mike Hoffman please go to www.mikehoffman.com

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