Outlaw Scorn 3030 AD

 OS3A   (Arcana, 2005)

™ and © Arcana Studio

A highly professional job from an upstart publisher, Outlaw Scorn 3030 A.D. has sharp writing, a good sense of humor, memorable characters, a sturdy concept, and enough attitude to charm without posturing. It also has razor-sharp lettering skills that creates a very defined image of sound, a detail which many publishers overlook. The coloring is strictly by-the-book—which is to say it stands next to top-selling titles without developing its own identity, but how many titles do? At least it gets an A+ for technicality and prettiness.

The art might jinx itself in a few panels, but generally does a fine job with its style, which, along with what looks like the beginning of an epic quest, answers what would happen if Joe Madureira put anthropomorphic critters in a post-apocalyptic environment.

— Brendan McGinley

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#1 Variation A

  10/1/2005
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Cover A by Adam FrizzellNick Schley, Adam FrizzellAdam Frizzell

#1 Variation B

  10/1/2005
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Cover B by Billy Tan: Scorn against white backgroundNick Schley, Adam FrizzellAdam Frizzell

#2 Variation A

  12/1/2006
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Cover A by Adam FrizzellNick Schley, Adam FrizzellAdam Frizzell

#2 Variation B

  12/1/2006
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Cover B by Filipe Aguiar; Girl sitting on a cliffNick Schley, Adam FrizzellAdam Frizzell