This first issue of Drafted is good enough that the series may hold the promise of being one of the best military science fiction books in years. If youre a fan of sci-fi of earth shaking proportions, then definitely give this one a look. Read Full Review
While we don't get to know the characters all that well, I realize that Powers's main goals here are to set out the central premise and introduce the main players in the drama. Unfortunately, the slower pace doesn't work all that well in the episodic format. I can't help but wonder if Drafted might have worked better as a graphic novel. A larger format would have suited the larger purview of the plot. Read Full Review
So, not recommended. Poorly-realized characters, a facile view of human nature, and ugly art make for a bad combo. It could get better, especially if Powers lays off the politics and just tries to tell a big space war story, but it doesn't look like he's going that way. Avoid. Read Full Review
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