The Last Broadcast #1

The Last Broadcast #1

Writer: Andre Sirangelo Artist: Gabriel Iumazark Publisher: Archaia Studio Press Release Date: May 21, 2014 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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WHY WE LOVE IT: Ever wonder what's behind that "No Trespassing" sign? We do! Co-creators André Sirangelo and Gabriel Iumazark takes us deep into the renegade world of urbEx (urban exploration). Throw in a decades-old conspiracy involving vaudeville magicians and occult spiritualists and you've got us hooked.

WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT: The cunning, daredevil urbEx members of Backbone will win you over as the ragtag, Ocean's Eleven-style crew of the sewers and abandoned warehouses. Iumazark's Brazilian/Japanesefusion indie art style brings edgy energy to every dark corner. And fans of THIEF OF THIEVES and the film NOW YOU SEE ME will find comparisons to entice them.

WHAT IT'S ABOUT: An urban spelunking group in San Francisco discovers a secret bunker belonging to the long-vanished 1930s stage magician Blackhall the Incredible at the same time as young, out-of-work magician Ivan receives a mysterious package that points him toward a possible conspiracy involving Blackh

  • 9.0
    Flip Geeks - Yuri Kiske May 23, 2014

    Wrapping up, The Last Broadcast is definitely a nice series to watch out for. Its unique art and approach to the occult makes it stand out to other books. Like I said, we are looking at THE future of comic books, and it is here NOW. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Kelly Thompson May 26, 2014

    It's always tough with a mini-series to gauge how well a first issue can set the stage pacing wise for a series -- giving enough to build reader confidence that the creative team can deliver a fully realized and rewarding story; but Sirangelo and Iumazark have struck that balance well in this first issue. They've set up mysteries and established a gorgeous visual landscape and strong world building without overwhelming readers. There are some small weaknesses in the visuals and the story is ultimately still a bit confusing, but there's certainly enough here to merit reading the second issue. Read Full Review

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