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4.63 stars 4.63/5 Stars Average score of 4 user reviews
The GoodWhat we have here is a prime example of what comics should be. Clever, action-packed, well illustrated, and non-clichéd.This is really the first time all the characters have acted together as a team, and WOW is it incredible! You have Richard Feynman and Albert Einstein in a full out brawl with a rogue AI...and on the other side of the world, Yuri Gagarin, Laika, and an ex-Nazi vs. the same.Every single character becomes likable in this issue. Every. Single. One. Except the AI, I never t...4 out of 5 found this review helpful.
So just recently I started reading The Manhattan Projects.... WHY DID I NOT DO THIS BEFORE?One thing that always kept this right on the fringe of my radar was the brilliantly minimalistic covers. There's really nothing that can be said about any one cover that won't be a statement on all of them, but there's still a great variety while sticking to the same oddly gorgeous theme of simplicity.So... The Manhattan Projects... Here's how to summarize my feelings on the series, and why I probably won'...2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
Originally posted on Comic Frontline.I will admit, the first time I picked up Manhattan Projects last year, I was a little apprehensive. I'd just met the artist, Houston native Nick Pitarra, and was intrigued by the setup he described, but it was definitely a stark contrast for the type of comic book story I typically enjoy--which is mostly superheroes. I was only mildly interested in World War II military, political and scientific historical figures, and wasn't sure their reinterpretations woul...3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
This series shows great potential! Potential to break boundaries, to explore science fiction and politics of the time (after WWII) with absurdity and a dark sense of humor. Potential to prove Hickman is working without limitations, that his creativity, once the editorial allows him, is floating boosted by the wind, that he can play with weird characters, giving them purpose, that he can play free all his crazy ideas that infuse this story with freedom. Though this issue has focused more in actio...2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
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