Heliumis pretty much an exercise in quick and dirty butsupereffective world-buildery on the part of Edginton and D'Israeli. I'm reminded of one of my other favorite world-buildy teams, Spurrier and Stokely, whose new releaseThe Spireactually hits a lot of similar themes as this title here. I'm looking forward to recommending this title to everyone who's been drooling (deservedly) overThe Spire, since fans of one ought to be fans of the other, lest they have some extreme hatred of Steampunk. Read Full Review
I interviewed Rennie not too long ago about the strip's first arc for its release in the US. There, he called Kapiten Inspector Jaegir the most developed character he's ever created. It's true. Imagine if the Nazis had won World War II. Then imagine, years later, that their government established a division to investigate war crimes. That's Jaegir's job, travelling from human rights atrocity to human rights atrocity, judging what (weak) moral parameters have been crossed. Now she finds herself in Tartarus, one of the most controversial communities forged in the Nordland war. Spectacular stuff. Read Full Review
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