Superman and Batman Vs. Aliens and Predator #1

Superman and Batman Vs. Aliens and Predator #1

Writer: Mark Schultz Artist: Ariel Olivetti Publisher: DC/Dark Horse Critic Reviews: 1
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    Eye On Comics - Don MacPherson Jan 21, 2007

    Ariel Olivetti's style, with his lantern-jawed heroes and airy colors, is perfectly suited to this guilty-pleasure project. Though there's a rich level of detail and texture in his work, he doesn't aim for a realistic look. Instead, his art tends to take one into a world of gods at the top of the world. There's a mythic, timeless look to the characters and the backdrops. This looks more like a supernatural legend than a science-fiction action story thanks to his approach. The plot... well, it's not nearly as refined as the artwork. Schultz faces an insurmountable challenge when it comes to achieving any level of credibility with this concept, so he wisely doesn't even try to overcome it. The plotting is Silver Age-like in its simplicity, so much so that clunkier elements will spur one to roll one's eyes. Still, I like that he examines the Predators as an alien race with a culture and religion, with citizens capable of reason and communication. The Aliens play an incredibly minor role i Read Full Review

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