A Review: PANTHA #1

The Fellowship was fortunate enough to obtain a copy of PANTHA #1 from Dynamite Entertainment. Brandon Jerwa writes, and Pow Podrix draws.

As punishment for her terrible deeds, an ancient Egyptian goddess is divided into several aspects and sentenced to live with humans. One of those aspects is a creature called Pantha, who can transform from human to large cat. She seeks to redeem herself by helping those in need, and now she has come across a slavery outfit in the desert, where she meets a snakelike creature like herself who fights her over one of the women.

This book is very much in the style of Vampirella; supernatural creatures fighting over the destinies of the mortals around them. (It’s a prime setup for crossovers.) In that sense, it’s a perfect setup for an ongoing comic series. Lots of opportunity for violence and mayhem, and a scantily clad heroine with a team of interesting characters supporting her. Add to that an opening storyline that gives her a chance to save a large number of people from slavery. Sounds like a recipe for fun to me.

A tease of an exciting story, and good art to go with it. I say check this one out.

PANTHA #1 is available now at your FLCS or by order from dynamite.net.