Doctor Strange #1
Illustrated by: Pasqual Ferry and Alex Ross
Written by: Jed MacKay
Release date: March 22, 2023
*Minor Spoilers Ahead
Stephen Strange is back! Reunited with Clea and Wong, it’s back to business as usual for the Sorcerer Supreme. Have your children fallen into a deep nightmarish slumber? Are demonic refugees invading your home? Is your husband possessed by a satanic entity? Then call Doctor Strange! Join Jed MacKay (MOON KNIGHT, BLACK CAT) and Pasqual Ferry (NAMOR: CONQUERED SHORES, SPIDER-MAN: SPIDER’S SHADOW, THOR) as they begin a new chapter in the life of the Master of the Mystic Arts!
The Sorcerer Supreme, Doctor Stephen Strange, is back in action in Marvel Comics’ latest release, “Doctor Strange” by Jed MacKay, Pasqual Ferry, and Alex Ross. This first issue sees Strange working with Clea and Wong to protect the Earth from it’s latest mystical threats.
MacKay’s writing is top-notch, capturing the essence of Strange’s character and his struggles with balancing his duties as Sorcerer Supreme with his personal life. The dialogue is witty and engaging, and the pacing keeps the story moving at a brisk pace.
Ferry’s artwork is stunning, bringing the mystical world of Doctor Strange to life with intricate details and dynamic action scenes. From the otherworldly creatures to the magical spells, every panel is a feast for the eyes.
Ross’s cover art is always worth mentioning, with his iconic style lending a sense of grandeur and epicness to this first issue and reafirming that Doctor Strange is still the Master of the Mystic Arts.
One of the standout elements of the comic is the dynamic between Strange, Clea, and Wong. The trio’s banter and teamwork add a layer of depth to the story, and it’s refreshing to see Strange working alongside other powerful sorcerers rather than always going it alone.
Overall, “Doctor Strange” is a must-read for fans of the character and the mystical side of the Marvel Universe. MacKay, Ferry, and Ross have crafted a thrilling and visually stunning adventure that will leave readers eagerly anticipating the next issue.
Whether you are a long time fan or just discovering the multitude of characters and lore from Marvel Comics or have come into comic books via the MCU, this new Doctor Strange title is a pivital starting point for all fans of Marvel Comics, and is currently available to be added to your pull list or just walk in and pick it up off of our weekly new releases wall.