War Cry (The Dresden Files Graphic Novels #4)

Jim Butcher's The Dresden Files: War Cry The second new Dresden comic!

It almost feels like a bottle episode in that it’s very limited in scope, but the action and explosions certainly would have cost a fair penny. There’s something underhanded going on, an attack by hundreds of red court vampires, and Dresden coming into his role as a mentor warden. It’s pretty good.

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It’s funny because things break down around Wizards. I wonder why they don’t have a better way than running? Nice to see Yoki Yoshimo. We haven’t seen her since Dead Beat and in the main series, nothing other than a comment in White Night as Dresden tries to trace down the history of the Swords1.

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It’s greatly amusing to me how stuck old creatures can get in their ways.

Finally, fairly major spoilers to the plot:

It’s fascinating to see an actual shoggoth in the series for what I think is the first time. We’ve had increasingly many hints about Outsiders and truly alien beings , but is this the first time chronologically that we’ve seen something quite like this? It’s pretty crazy.


  1. As a random aside, it’s interesting how big a deal is made of the Swords go to someone descended from a King. Basically everyone is. Is Everyone a Descendant of Royalty? [return]