Sword of Ages Stars An Epic Heroine

Sword of Ages #1 Gabriel Rodriguez (Writer and Artist), Lovern Kindzierski (Colorist), Robbie Robbins (Letterer) IDW November 29, 2017 The first issue of Sword of Ages reminds of my childhood, partly because it combines, without contradiction or explanation, the mythic register of high fantasy with spacefaring technology, and partly because the protagonist, Avalon, is exactly the kind of heroine I longed for as a girl and so rarely found. Told in eight titled chapters of varying length—or seven and a prelude—it is studded with references to Arthurian legend and set on a planet where at least five humanoid species,...

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