Title: Little Bird #2
Writer: Darcy Van Poelgeest
Artist: Ian Bertram
Published: April 17, 2019
Publisher’s Summary: Little Bird is reunited with her mother in a dreamscape where she begins to uncover the twisted roots of her family tree. Free after 30 years of imprisonment, The Axe once again takes the mantle as leader of the resistance and prepares to wage war against Bishop and his Northern Guard.
“The world you know is only an island, the peak of a mountain sitting about the surface of our perception. What you see and feel now is everything that lay beneath that surface. A world within you.”
Although her mission seemed simple enough: Free the Axe, Save the North; Little Bird found herself in a world of hurt, drifting into the great beyond, come last issue’s end. Now, in Little Bird #2, the world of Little Bird expands exponentially, leaving readers with the notion that nothing is as it seems.
Ian Bertram and Darcy Van Poelgeest continue to impress with this epic second chapter; Little Bird #2 takes readers on a strange and thought-provoking journey, adding depth to an already multilayered story. The dreamscape mentioned in the publisher’s summary is haunting and needs to be experienced. Little Bird is unlike anything else I’ve read.
The Bottom Line
There is far more to this tale than initially thought; Little Bird is a multilayered story that, as it expands and continues to develop, will leave readers fully immersed in an unsettling alternate reality. Darcy Van Poelgeest and Ian Bertram have crafted a stunning story that’s sure to continue to impress as it progresses. Little Bird is a must-read.