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Sci-fi comics aren't normally my thing but having looked at this in the school library, I knew I wanted to read more. Two worlds in the galaxy, Wreath and Cleave, and the residents are in opposition. But two soldiers on opposing sides fall in love and have a baby. Now both sides are after them and they must find somewhere safe in the galaxy to raise their family. Star-crossed lovers indeed and nothing startingly new, but the dialogue and the characters will grab hold of you and it makes for gripping reading. Over the normal dialogue the baby narrates the story of her parents and tell
Set in 2002, Y: The Last man begins with the central Character Yorick (an escapologist) on the phone to his girlfriend in australia. Just as he is about to propose to her, somewhere else the first human clone is being born. At the same time as both of these events, every living thing on the planet with a Y chromasome suddenly expires. That is, except for Yorick and his helper monkey Ampersand. The story then follows Yorick as he attempts to reach first his mother in Washington, and then his girlfriend in Australia, all the while encountering millitant feminist groups and scientists along the w
Hot on the heels of my other Brian K. Vaughan read, a friend passed me volumes 1 - 3 of this series. Volume 1 introduces us to a group of teens whose parents are having a dinner party in one their houses. The group discover a secret passageway and accidentally stumble accross their parents in one of the rooms, wearing superhero style costumes. They then witness their parents murder a teenage girl. On the assumtion their parents are actually supervillians, the group decide to run away from their homes and alert the police. However, it soon transpires that their parents are part of something muc
I've not read any of Vaughan's other comics (Runaways, Y: the last man) but I'm an avid fan of Lost, and seeing that he is quite highly regarded in the comic world I thought I'd give this a go. The story concerns Mitchell Hundred, a civil engineer who becomes empowered with the ability to interface with and command any kind of machinery following an encounter with some unknown (possibly alien) technology under the Brooklyn Bridge. It is written in a form that flits between events that happened in the past shortly after gaining his powers and becoming a superhero known as 'Great Machine',