Set against a backdrop of mystical sci-fi, this book is a touching examination of death, family, and legacy. It delivers this message though a poignant and entertaining allegory. Though the story stumbles in …Read more
This is a start and great first chapter to what could be an extremely interesting and very fun story. Magic, crime, and mystery all fill this collection and are what add to this story’s intrigue. If you are …Read more
This book is a wonderful thought experiment in what would happen if the US wasted its own resources and began conquering for more. It also is an interesting read to see a war from …Read more
Pros: This collection proves that it can continue with the smart writing and intriguing characters from the first volume. It also plays up on its mysterious elements by answering questions while still giving out more. The art is still absolutely fantastic, possibly even better than the first volume.
Cons: The book uses terminology and references locations from its world that it assumes you know, making for a confusing first read.
Overall: This book proves that it can keep up with …Read more
Pros: Smart writing and interesting characters drive this sci-fi based book. It also heavily sets up for the next volume and teases some great stories for the future. The art is also great and is possibly one of the best parts of this book.
Cons: This volume is the first in its new series and thus has to make sacrifices in order to make introductions. This causes the story to lag and become a little boring in places.
Overall: While not an overly impressive story on its own, Descender Vol. 1- Tin Stars does a lot to set up for future success. It suffers by being an introduction to what is developing to be a very complex and interesting work. Meaning that Vol. 2: Machine Moon will hopefully really bring the heat. However, the art is …Read more