Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Recently Read: Naruto, Vol. 4: Hero's Bridge

Naruto Vol. 4 continues what turns out to be a 221-page battle sequence (on Hero's Bridge), certainly the longest sustained battle sequence I've read in any comics published in any country; truly an amazing feat by cartoonist Masashi Kishimoto.

Kishimoto then does what a great master of his medium would do next: tones the story down, way down, with humor, quiet scenes, the slow introduction of some new protagonists and the preparation of our three young protagonists for exams determining the next journeyman ninja - the Chunin. To be continued...
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