Foundation #1

Foundation #1

Writer: John Rozum Artist: Chee Publisher: Boom! Studios Critic Reviews: 4
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  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Robert Murray Jan 6, 2008

    All in all, The Foundation is a multilayered first issue that will definitely hook you for the next installment. Thank you, Boom!, for a comic book that has a substantial quality equal to your fine presentation. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Eye On Comics - Don MacPherson Jan 11, 2008

    If one believes in God and such a creator figure's omnipotence, one also has to accept the notion that this all-powerful, benevolent being allows horrible things to happen. Many accept it as part of a divine plan, but imagine what it must be like to choose to turn a blind eye to tragedy and suffering if it's within one's power to prevent. That's the question Rozum poses with The Foundation, placing man in God's shoes. The good of the many over the needs of the few may be an easier concept with which to tangle when the few is one or two folks. But when the few is hundreds, the ethical dilemma is all the more complicated, distressing and - fortunately for the reader - interesting. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Thom Young Jan 6, 2008

    Oh, by the way, the Foundation agents name is Valentine. I just discovered that fact as I re-read the last page to quote the passage I included two paragraphs up. Its never a good sign when, after reading a story, an attentive reader (which I consider myself to be) cant recall the names of any of the characters in the story and thinks of them as Foundation agent, bathroom captive, woman who spills the ketchup, et cetera. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics Bulletin - Bruce Logan Jan 6, 2008

    Proclamation: This issue seriously needed a prelude of sorts. Left on its own, Foundation #1 has very little to stand on, let alone generate any substantial interest for future issues. Read Full Review

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