Aliens: Resistance #1Dark Horse Comics, January 2019Writer: Brian Wood This title builds upon the stories of previous titles: Alien: Isolation, and Aliens: Defiance. We have previously reviewed the second of those titles back in 2016. Writer Brian Wood has his two heroes from both stories, Amanda Ripley and Zula Hendricks, join forces. Hendricks and Ripley have been traumatised
Jack Irons: The Steel Cowboy #1Wkd Pub, January 2019Writer: Cody Fernandez In the future, will we be able to remember our past lives? Or will only the cursed and haunted have this talent? And what on earth – or elsewhere – do these question have to do with cheap beer and guns? We imagine writer
Prodigy # 1Image Comics / Millarworld, December 2018Writer: Mark Millar “Will to power” is a self-improvement concept courtesy of German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900): the idea that by sheer force of will, a person can achieve their ultimate potential. Within comics, this relentlessness usually comes linked to startling intellect – Ozymandias in Alan Moore’s Watchmen, DC
Alien3 #1-2 Dark Horse Comics, November- December 2018 Writer: William Gibson A few months ago, we became so excited about the prospect of William Gibson’s “lost” (or at least, neglected) script for the third Alien movie being turned into a comic that we did not wait to write a review. Here is that belated critique.