Still striking a “Copperhead #7” Review

May 13, 2015

CH7Copperhead #7
Image Comics

Written by: Jay Faeber
Art by: Scott Godlewski & Ron Riley

Since hitting Copperhead, Sheriff Clara Bronson has been all business. She quickly became embroiled in a grisly homicide investigation while still getting to know her new deputy and handling being a single mom. After the first arc, it looked like Bronson was going to be able to relax and settle in a bit. ‘Copperhead’ #7 proves there’s no rest for the wicked as the action escalates quickly and soon Bronson and Boo are in more danger than ever before.

Jay Faerber allows his heroine to let her hair down for a bit and try dating. Her dinner with Thaddeus isn’t exactly electrifying, but it’s nice to see Bronson receive more character development. We know how seriously she takes her job and her role as a mother but haven’t seen a lot of her softer side. It’s easy to forget that Bronson isn’t just a tough cop but a woman with needs. We actually learn more about her life before she arrived in Copperhead.

Have you seen this:
Future State: Dark Detective #4 (REVIEW)

And because there’s never a dull moment in this excellent sci-fi/western/crime procedural, the action escalates quickly. In classic western fashion, a brother comes to town to set his incarcerated brother free. ItCH7 page all goes downhill from there for our heroes.

As usual, Scott Godlewski provides some superb pencil work with sharp lines and detailed character designs. Ron Riley paints a wonderful swath of vibrant and lush colors that adds great depth to each page. They just keep pumping out some of the best art in comics.

 

‘Copperhead’ #7 launches another compelling arc with intrigue, action, and good old-fashioned wild west drama.

Are you an Insider?News, reviews, & updates are just the beginning.

Don't miss out on your chance to win every month...

Just Missed!
Free GWW t-shirt!
Can't win' em all!
25% Off Insider Membership
So Close!
50% Off Insider Membership
Not today
50% Off GWW Shirt
Try again Tomorrow
25% Off GWW Shirt
Get your chance to win a prize!
Enter your email address and spin the wheel. This is your chance to win amazing discounts!
Our in-house rules:
  • One game per user
  • Cheaters will be disqualified.