Ai margini del mondo civilizzato, il primo investigatore della storia sta per fare una diabolica scoperta... Dominato dal Fato. Manipolato dagli Dèi. Comandato da Cesare. Nell'anno 65 d.C. nessun uomo era padrone del proprio destino. All'apice del regno di Nerone, un veterano della macchina da guerra imperiale di Roma viene inviato ai confini estremi delle colonie per indagare su avvenimenti innaturali... Nel lontano avamposto di Britannia Antonio Axia, il Primo Investigatore, diverrà l'unica speranza di Roma per riprendere il controllo della frontiera più selvaggia dell'impero... e per tenere a bada creature mostruose tra leggenda e mistero. Contiene BRITANNIA #1-4.
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Britannia Vol. 1 by Peter Milligan is a 2017 Valiant Entertainment, LLC publication. A genre bending horror/ detective story- The setting is Rome - 65 A.D. Antonius Axia, a former war veteran is sent by Nero, on the advice of the Vestal Virgins, to investigate a disturbance in Britannia, located on
Oof. So let me say up front, I’m a HUGE Valiant fan…or at least, a huge “new Valiant” fan. Like a lot of people, I jumped on board the Valiant train with their 2012 reboot of the line and haven’t looked back since. Most of their output has been, for my money, nothing short of excellent, with the comp Leggi tutto
During the reign of Nero the Roman Empire stretched across Europe with its northernmost border in the foggy and dark island of Britannia. There the local savages have been acting up, attacking a Roman outpost with reports of demonic powers aiding them. On the advice of the mystical Vestal Virgins, N Leggi tutto
Historical fiction mistery meets dark fantasy sword gladius and sorcery in Peter Milligan's excellent storyline enriched by Josè Juan Ryp's bloody and hyperdetailed artworks. Totally enjoyed the ride and former Legio Italica centurion Antonius Axia, the first paranormal detective in history, is just Leggi tutto
In 65 A.D, Antonius Axia, former legionnaire turned the worlds first Detective is tasked by Neo to travel to the barbaric frontier of Britannia to investigate strange happenings bordering on the occult. Once there he finds a deadly link to his past; a bloodletting reminiscent of an earlier escapade
I felt like I needed a doctorate in the history of Rome to read this thing. There's way too much unnecessary backstory where the main character goes crazy, Vestigal Virgins, Nero, yada, yada. None of it matters to the rest of the story. Our main character is supposed to be the world's first detectiv Leggi tutto
Bullet Review: This was okay. I can't help but chuckle at some of the anachronisms (they called people "punks"?), the comment about Nero taking up fiddling, just how the artist made Nero look as godawful butt-ugly as possible, and how nearly every female was blonde and looked identical. I was also ex Leggi tutto
This was bloody awesome! A good mixture of dark fantasy, mystery and historical fiction, all illustrated with stunning detailed artwork.
This is a story about a Roman who is chosen by the Vestal Virgins to investigate some weird supernatural occurrences in Britain. The supernatural elements are pretty creepy, and it's interesting to see a supernatural story in this setting, which is a bit rare. However, I didn't really feel any conne Leggi tutto
Read all my reviews on http://urlphantomhive.booklikes.com I was pleasantly surprised by Britannia, the new graphic novel (now in trade paperback) from Peter Milligan. Recently not all my graphic novel experiences have been so good, so my expectations were not so high, but this turned out to be wit
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