In Caleb Monroe and Mariano Navarro’s Cloaks, main character Adam D’Aquino is a modern day Robin Hood--a street-level magician that steals from the rich and gives to the poor. He’s a young man with a bit of mystery in his past, and that mystery comes full circle by the end of the first issue.
This first installment of Cloaks almost felt like a television pilot to me. Monroe’s story covers a lot of ground, running from scene to scene as we get introduced to the main cast and see snippets of Adam’s past. Navarro’s art (with colors by Gabriel Cassata) is light and expressive, lending to the brisk pace of the story in this issue.
Cloaks #1 is a solid setup issue for the rest of the series and does what a good pilot should do--leave you wanting more.