Terra Obscura shapes up to be an unexpected treat. While still bearing the shortcomings of the XY can't Sally think syndrome, it's still worth the reader's time and mostly enjoyable to read. Read Full Review
An issue that is guilty of spinning its wheels and given the lack of any real forward momentum it would've been nice to see a little more time & energy spent on developing the five heroes who were sent in to investigate the void. As it stands though we spend a fair chunk of the issue following a band of heroes that are little more than stereotypes, as we have the grim hero who suggests a rather drastic solution, and the square jawed do-gooder who has wrapped himself in the flag. Now I like the idea that this void is an attack that has been unleashed to take down a super-hero who has gone mad with power, and the last page does a pretty fair job of showing us this hero isn't going to go out without making a pretty good fuss. The secondary plot that follows our other band of heroes is also advancing rather slowly as we see they have gone off searching for a missing hero who might have some answers about the void. Here's hoping the following issues bring a little more energy to the book, a Read Full Review
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