Brandon Borzelli’s Geek Goggle Reviews
Muppet Snow White #2 of 4
Boom! Kids Comics
Snider, Storck & Paroline
The Muppets turn in another fun and exciting performance in the second part of their Snow White adaptation. The bulk of this issue is the introduction of the Seven Dwarfs also known as Electric Mayhew. The issue contains a lot of what makes these Muppet comics so much fun to read. They have popular culture references, snappy dialogue and they move quickly from character to character and joke to joke. This is another very solid read.
One of the best parts when reading these Muppet adaptations is seeing which Muppet characters plays which character in the story. Watching the unveiling and character establishment of the Dwarfs was terrific. For example, I would have guessed that Animal would have been cast as Grumpy. However, Animal ends up as Sneezy. The issue gives some room to help set up the characters in their roles and it works very well. The Muppets definitely manage to take on the personalities of their characters they are cast to play.
The issue also focuses on the Queen, Miss Piggy, and her obsession with finding a way to get rid of Snow White. She eventually enlists Crazy Harry and Uncle Deadly to help her in the quest. When that seems to fail she turns to the famous apple.
This issue has so many characters in it I found it to be almost overwhelming. Not only are there aforementioned characters but the Dwarfs hold tryouts for a seventh member which brings in that many more characters. Some of them are rather obscure but I got a chuckle out of some of my favorites.
The issue felt like it was missing something though. I couldn’t place it immediately but upon reading it a second time I realized that Kermit wasn’t in the issue. Sure, Rizzo and Gonzo provide more than enough comedy and keep the issue moving quickly but still, Kermit was missed I felt. In digest format this isn’t even going to matter but in single issue format I would have liked to see some of the most popular Muppet.
We leave off this issue with things heating up in the mini series. This issue is loaded with laughs and references. There’s a lot to like in here for the long time fans or the newer ones. The art tells its own version of a fun story as you find nuggets littered all over the place. This is another enjoyable read.
4 out of 5 Geek Goggles