Dancer is a very small book, literally speaking it only has the three characters and the concept of every issue so far has simply been a continuation of the first ( the book numbers its pages as if it were already a trade, this month running from 67 through 90). So it staggers me how Nathan Edmondson somehow still manages to make each issue end with not just a cliffhanger but a seemingly seismic shift in the story.
There are no first page of the comic cop-outs ala old-school Batman and it’s not like the tale is being told in short, staccato bursts, boring for twenty pages before the cliffhanger comes. Each month it is a gripping read from the get go, filled with fantastically frenetic and yet cleverly choreographed action sequences, that is structured so eloquently as to flow flawlessly into these big beats and this month’s is perhaps the biggest yet.
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