Djinn Hunter #1 is published by Black Box Comics, written by Jay Sandlin with artwork and letters by Fabrizio Cosentino.
Djinn Hunter will be available where all good comics are sold from July 28, 2021.
The cosmos is in chaos! The elder council of Djinn must stop their rogue member, Abyss and his minions from granting wishes to mortals, resulting in untold horrors. Their only hope is Zara, the Djinn Hunter. Will she hunt down the mad Djinn or doom the realms to destruction?
Having already read writer Jay Sandlin’s Over The Ropes and having also seen buzz on social media, I was quite keen to take a look at Djinn Hunter and to see if it lived up to the hype. Well I definitely had no need to worry. Djinn Hunter certainly exceeded all expectations.
The story follows Magehound Zara. Zara has had her powers stripped and has been tossed in prison by the council. Her phoenix parole officer, Bennu, has been tasked with a mission as the council realise that Zara is the only one that can hunt down Abyss and restore balance.
The unwilling hero embarks on an epic journey hunting down the council deserter. The journey takes her through treacherous lands and even more treacherous opponents. Unfortunately for Zara what she comes across as she explores the realms is mass murder and carnage.
Sandlin’s approach to introducing Zara felt original and exciting. I liked the way Zara was first banished but then relied upon to save the reals. Sandlin has crafted the character as an anti-hero, a strong character that will be an inspiration to many reading this book. Sandlin expertly tells the story of the struggles the mage must go through.
The illustrations are beautifully done, Cosentino has done a great job in bringing the fantasy theme to life, using striking colours and bold tones to get the message of the story across to the reader.
A fun fantasy story that will appeal to fans of Sci-Fi and action alike, I am very much looking forward to the next issue to see how the story progresses, its all looking promising so far.