A full-color graphic anthology of short stories by some of the hottest creators in the field, FLIGHT, Volume Four is the newest addition to a great success story in graphic novel publishing.Since 2004, when the first Volume of Flight burst on the ...
scene, the publication of subsequent volumes has become a highly anticipated annual event. Artists are constantly contacting Kibuishi (the editor of the Flight volumes and himself a contributor), asking to be included in the next volume of Flight. So it's no wonder Flight has ascended so rapidly in the graphic novel universe, becoming a fan favorite and developing a rabid following. Each contributor's story in the anthology represents a labor of love, and that fact shines through in the overall quality of the series. “With truly stellar art from masters of the field, this fantasy anthology is a must for comics connoisseurs and a delight to readers who like pretty stories.” Publishers Weekly on Flight, Volume Three (Starred Review.)
Not my favorite of the series so far. There are a number of excellent sections in this edition, but also a number a weaker, filler-ish sections. The series has drifted away from its central theme of Flight which has worked well in a lot of ways,
..." and not so well in many others.
I would be a very happy man if I never ever again had to read a comic that someone wrote about writing comics, and there are a few too many of those in here.