The assault on alien steeds against the menace is weird and stunning. The antagonists ooze otherworldly malice. The strange helpers of Carter and his friend acquire a tainted angelic presence. Not to be missed. Read Full Review
This issue struck me as more of a prologue leading up to the beginning of the story than the first chapter. I mean I'm sure John Carter's fans will enjoy this opening issue, and we do get a tantalizing look at the threat that the League is up against this time out. This opening issue is also acts as a wonderful showcase for the art of Kevin O'Neill, as since most of the dialogue is unreadable one's eye is immediately drawn to the visual splendor that litters every page of this comic. The planet Mars has never looked this impressive, and the opening three pages alone are enough to have one hoping that Alan Moore finds a way to take the League on a trip to Mars, as Earth looks positively dull by comparison. This opening issue is a rather quick read, and at times it's also a rather confusing one, but the first miniseries was a wonderful romp through the literary world of the late 1800s & early 1900s, so I'm willing to let Alan Moore indulge us with a little side-trip to Mars before he st Read Full Review
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