A Review: MEMORIAL #3

The Fellowship was fortunate enough to obtain a copy of MEMORIAL #3 from IDW. Chris Roberson writes, Rich Ellis pencils, Grace Allison colors, and Shawn Lee letters.

Em and Schrodinger are in search of Peter, and their search brings them to a hidden repository of knowledge far out in a desert. There they find both less and more than they sought for, as the Shadows disrupt their search and Em and Schrodinger are separated.

This is a story that may prove interesting over the long haul. It’s possible that it won’t, of course, but I like to stay optimistic when it comes to ‘urban fantasy’. There are a lot of variables; for example, this issue doesn’t give any hint as to what Em is really seeking. But old roleplayers like me usually embrace the quest narrative pretty easily. The art looks nice too; the team does well at the juxtaposition of past and future styles.

So there’s enough here to pique my interest, as a fantasy nut and as an enjoyer of detailed stories. I’d like to go back and read the first two issues, though, just to get the flow of it.

MEMORIAL #3 is available now at your FLCS or by order from idwpublishing.com.