\”This story took a refreshing look at the classic fantasy comic writing approach. It is very obvious that Zub and the rest of the creative team had a lot of fun with this—it also happens to be great fun to read. If you are looking for a fast paced and humorous graphic novel, this book is for you.\”
The Comic Buzz gang includes Skullkickers on their \”Best of 2011\” list of recommend titles:
\”Skullkickers has been part of my reading schedule for almost 2 years and for me the “Honeymoon period” is still going strong. Whenever the editor of Comicbuzz sends over the latest issue, I always feel a little happier. The comic is essentially a fantasy tale mixed with an exceptionally violent sense of fun. Drawing on the tales of Fritz Leiber’s \’Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser\’ and with a comedic sensibility like Eric Powell’s \’The Goon\’.
The team behind this series (Jim Zub, Edwin Huang, Misty Coats et al) believe in what they do and are having fun while doing it. Skullkickers started off strong, is still going strong and I’ll be there reading it as long as they’ll have me.\” – James
The latest Comics of Doom podcast episode lavishes praise on Skullkickers Vol 2: Five Funerals and a Bucket of Blood. In fact, they spotlight SK book 2 for their opening conversation/review, so you can listen to the podcast and jump right into the SK chatter.
Ryan Closs at Multiversity has listed Skullkickers in their \”Most Overlooked Titles\” category as part of their 2011 Year In Review.
\”Skullkickers is a story that works incredibly well in comics. The unlimited budget is used perfectly, there\’s almost no talking heads at any point it\’s all big action, big fun, colourful adventure.\”…\”Read this book. You\’re not just hurting creators Jim Zub and Edwin Huang by not reading it, you\’re hurting yourself.\”