Review: Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 2

Series: Fullmetal Alchemist: #2

Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 2 sees the introduction of a number of the other National Alchemists, with their ridiculous names

Along with a new baddy Scar who doesn’t do the whole tear things apart and put them back together again… he just tears them apart:

And of course, the creepy old baddies are back again:

We’re starting to get hints at just how horrifying the world of Fullmetal Alchemist can be, from–well, the above, to someone that figure out how to transmute people into little bitty bits and then another that merged his daughter and dog together. Oy. Just oy.

Wonderful story, in a sometimes gritty and violent sort of way. Worth the read.