StarCraft: Soldiers #1
Writers: Jody Houser & Andrew R. Robinson
Art: Miguel Sepulveda
I’ve always steered clear of comic books based on video games. Typically I read original work that focuses on complex relationships in fantastical or science fiction worlds. However, I thought I’d take a shot on StarCraft: Soldiers, having grown up playing the original video game. Sadly, all my fears of video game/comic book crossover contrivances are true in Starcraft: Soldiers #1.
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Writer: Brenden Fletcher and Karl Kerschl
Artist: Karl Kerschl and MSassyK
Isola is back for the new year with issue 6, which picks up right where chapter one left off. Queen Olwyn is a luminescent tiger, once again, #5 has been more than a dream but perhaps less than objective reality. Readers can’t help but wonder how much magic is involved compared to the character’s own psyche–and #6 is no different.
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Gideon Falls #10
Writer: Jeff Lemire
Artist: Andrea Sorrentino & Dave Stewart
Like much of the panels within the Gideon Falls the divergent plot arcs begin to fall into place (at last) in the newest issue. Finally, fans of the stunning, mind-bending, thriller get a peek through the keyhole of the Black Barn. What’s on the other side, however, raises more questions than ever before.
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