Easily one of the best reads of 2012 for me... and I am not limiting this statement to comic books. Moving and horrorific at the same time, with stunning visuals and a simple, yet terrifying story.
A must read.
powerful and heartbreaking, a fine parable on human inhumanity.
I found the story really good, unfortunately it's so short and not so well developed that it leaves you wanting more.
My first encounter with les enfants terribles Grant Morrison & Frank Quitely was through the New X-Men run, although both were already famous. They are each masters in their respective fields, and to see them at work together is always a pleasure.
The storyline is here razor-sharp; as in the textbook example of the silent opening sequence.
Moreover Morrison plunges head-on (as he will) into a theme that is absolutely up-to-date, made even more poignant by his trademark viciousness.
I would love to see some of Quitely's sketches, especially for the biorgs (a bit of mecha nerdism on my part)....Continua