Tom Strong #19

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Mar 6, 2003

    A pretty solid issue, as all three stories managed to keep me entertained, with the final story being my personal favorite. This issue also does a nice job of showing the versatility of this book's lead, as Tom Strong isn't really limited to a particular genre, as the opening story reads like a cheesy 1950s sci-fi film, while the second story has a nice horror movie vibe going for it. However, the final story is the real treasure of this issue, as Alan Moore gets to have fun with the comic collector mentality, and he also gets to play around with the fourth wall, as Tom Strong and Tesla get trapped within the pages of a comic book. My only quibble with this issue is that the eight page format does act to condense the stories that I wish had been given a little more room, with the final story being the best example of an idea that I would've liked to see more of. Still the book is a fun mix of ideas, and it's certainly a stronger title than its sister book, as unlike "Terrific Tales", t Read Full Review

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