I had to read it twice to understand it but that's not necessarily a bad thing. I LOVED the art as much any artist currently on DC, and I think we're in store for a really cool story.
Enjoyed it very much.
Mr. Backlund continued wrestling under the new gimmick of an out of touch, yet highly dangerous, maniac out to teach the new generation a lesson. He often appeared in business suits, had a hyperactive personality, and used (or, often, misused) large words to sound important. He also demanded that he be addressed as "Mr. Backlund". He would only sign autographs for wrestling fans if they could recite the names of all of the US Presidents in chronological order
What a great first issue. Without a doubt it was my pick of the week. The art was phenomenal and the story fantastic.
I have to admit I thought it was a bit hard to follow the first time I read it (esp. not being a native english speaker), but after a second read it made sense. The language the characters use is funny, and I can see people speak like that in the future.
The green liquid... is that what makes Orson hallucinate or does he pass out and have these dreams? Dreams about his mission that he has made for real, or just in his head? And what role does this couple and the assaulted and kidnapped kid have in the story? I love these sort of questions and I hope they will be answered in the coming issues. But even if they're not I'd still be happy, since they will just linger in my mind (Lost-esque).
I can't wait till next month's issue.
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Disliked the language. The story was alright, if obviously a set up introductory issue, in that it felt like that rather than simply doing it through the story telling.
Art was great, though.
Well, I absolutely loved the art but I'm not sold on the story yet. Mainly because I'm not entirely sure what it is and where it's going - which is both good and bad for this sort of story. I'll stick with it but I've read better first issues, that's for sure.
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So is he dreaming or remembering?
Has he actually been in space?
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Loved #1 btw.
I bought it because it was a $1.00. I would not buy #2 for a dollar let alone full price. I had high hopes for the series but this was very disappointing.