Satellite Falling #2

Satellite Falling #2

Writer: Steve Horton Artist: Stephen Thompson Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: June 1, 2016 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 9 User Reviews: 5
8.8Critic Rating
7.7User Rating

It's life or death for Lilly as the sting operation she never wanted goes horribly wrong. What's a taxi driver-slash-bounty hunter to do? Steal a car, of course!

  • 10
    Big Comic Page - Ross Sweeney Jun 1, 2016

    After that absolutely essential opening, the story is now settling into its sense of self and pace, and given that barely any time has been spent world-building, its genuinely jaw-dropping quite how familiar this world is starting to feel. Even as a stand-alone issue – detached final pages aside – it reads like a complete piece, throwing down stakes, raising them, and having our hero overcome them it a pleasingly inelegant, yet immensely effective manner. This remains a series that you absolutely must get aboard – seriously, just go out and buy it already. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Outright Geekery - Amani Cooper Jun 2, 2016

    There is gonna be a bumpy ride ahead, so fasten your seat-belts and get your feels in check if your're an emotion sap like me. Satellite Falling has me eagerly waiting for the storm that's coming. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Big Glasgow Comic Page - Morag Lee Jun 2, 2016

    Issue 1 was rated five starts and Issue 2 is on track for the same thumbs up. Even if a space-crime-drama does not sound like your genre of choice, you should still pick up an issue of Satellite Falling. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Jun 4, 2016

    I stand validated by my comment on Issue #1 that this was the best new series of the year. The exceptional story and detailed art make this a fantastic book. This is what I want in a science fiction comic. Recommended. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AiPT! - David Brooke May 31, 2016

    This is science fiction fun with a lot of action, cool ideas, and expressive interesting characters on display. If you love Fifth Element you owe yourself to read this comic. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge May 28, 2016

    The second installment of Satellite Falling keeps the momentum moving forward pretty well as there's a good bit of energy in here. Chase material is always a little dicey but Horton and Thompson bring it together well here to keep it going while revealing a little bit more about Lilly. The bigger picture for the opening arc is coming into focus more here as well and I'm curious to see what direction they'll take with it since it can go any number of ways, one of the beautiful things about science fiction. I'm enjoying the book and what it's presenting and hoping that it'll start digging a little deeper as it goes on and the comfort and familiarity level with the world that they're creating goes up. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Doom Rocket - Brandy Dykhuizen May 26, 2016

    Satellite Falling is more than a high-speed chase through tangled love stories. While all the action is fun, engaging and deftly portrayed, it's the underlying themes of identity and trust that really make this book rise above the fray. Both Horton and Thompson are experts at balancing subtlety amidst the forces of overt turmoil, for an intriguing and visually sensational read. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Anthony Wendel May 31, 2016

    Satellite Falling is starting to shape up to be a series readers will want to look out for. With two issues it already has a great setup and a mystery which will keep the readers eager with anticipation for the next one. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    We The Nerdy - Adeem Khan Jun 1, 2016

    Satellite Falling is a book with anintriguingpremise and great art, but thewriting and the boringmain character continue to bring it down to mediocre status. Read Full Review

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