There’s some awesome art from Santos this issue. He gets to do not just the regular action, but also the flashbacks detailing the origins of the world. Glass has been doing a lot with the supernatural angle of the series and, for the first time, it feels like Mice Templar might not even take place on Earth. It’s way too soon to tell–and it might not even matter; this issue has a myth about two suns and one going out.
It’s also got that amazing action with a battle against a bee and a chase sequence involving the zombie cat. Or dog.
Glass sends his two mouse heroes into the daylight world and it invigorates their story. The interaction with the daytime creatures is fantastic.
The secondary plot, with the mouse captives escaping their cell, is less effective due to space constraints. It’s complex, which the primary isn’t (so far).
The Bright Realm; writer, Bryan J.L. Glass; artist, Victor Santos; colorist, Veronica Gandini; letterer, James H. Glass; editor, Judy Glass; publisher, Image Comics.