Marcos Martin is turning in some amazing looking work on this title, and if this series does nothing else I hope it opens the eyes of the higher ups at DC about how solid an artist they've got working for them. I mean his work strikes me as a more polished version of Scott Kolins's art, both in the level of detail on the page, and its great eye when it comes to laying out the action on the page in a visually exciting manner. From the opening sequence where the young child gets pulled into the energy vortex to the eruption of action later in the issue as the Herdsman confronts the Major and we see the sheer level of power that they're capable of, the art generates a genuine sense of excitement. I mean how can one not love the low angle shot of the path that the two took as they escaped the lab complex or the chilling nature of the image where the Herdsman's body transforms into a pile of ash? Read Full Review
A tiny scene in the title just underlies its ambivalence to the larger super-hero universe. When noting the UFO book on his desk, the wife chides her husband Paul: "You don't really read this stuff!" Well a) given that she shares a bed with him, she should know and b) why would a UFO book be considered fringe literature when the numero uno defender of the planet is an alien? Read Full Review
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