Despite the Sky Lords' fantastic presence, the story is not fantasy but of an advanced science fiction similar to that found in H.P. Lovecraft tales. Mr. Schultz however keeps everything light and does not descend to the mad horrors of Lovecraft. Read Full Review
Plus if nothing else this crisis does make for one of the funniest opening moments I've encountered in the pages of this title as we see Tom Strong was in the midst of recreating the original flight that launched 100 years of powered flight, when the 100 year contract runs out. There's also a fun little Tom Strong moment where he uses a makeshift jet-pack to reach a falling jetliner, and there's a nice sense of overwhelming danger established during the scene where Tom calls upon the creatures responsible for grounding humanity, and we see his airship is being ripped apart by these entities. As for the art, Pascal Ferry does a very impressive job of conveying this issue's action, and I have to say I particularly enjoyed his take on Tesla, who's wonderfully expressive in this issue. Read Full Review
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