Mr. Wagner does some amazing work in Trinity. The settings are both symbolic and evocative. Metropolis stands around Superman like a golden city of tomorrow. The panels depicting Antarctica almost feel cold. The architecture and the environment give the book scope. This story is not taking place in the two dimensions confined by the borders of the comic book page. It occurs, as with the best movies, somewhere at some time. The heroes breathe. Their costumes and clothing wrinkles. Their feats of strength and majesty and sneakiness appear out of the ordinary because their world is a tactile, living thing that lends motion to the story rather than serve as a reminder for the static of the medium. Read Full Review
This is definitely a story suited to the prestige format. With the pace Wagner has chosen, this would not have worked in the periodical pamphlet. Wagner has quite a unique voice in comics and his take on three of the greatest superheroes of all time in their early years does justice to their creators vision, as well as Wagners own spice. Read Full Review
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