Saucer State #1

Saucer State #1

Writer: Paul Cornell Artist: Ryan Kelly Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: May 24, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6
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She was abducted by aliens. Now she's the President. She's going to use the power of that office to find out what really happened. But will they let her? Saucer State is the sequel to and the conclusion of the Hugo Award nominated Saucer Country. It's House of Cards does The X-Files. It's a bulletin from the brightest timeline. She will break the world to find who hurt her. And new readers can start here.

Bullet points:
•   Picks up where Saucer Country left off!
•   One of the very few mainstream comics to be nominated for SF's prestigious Hugo Award!

  • 10
    ComiConverse - Darryll Robson May 27, 2017

    A return to the political drama/UFO conspiracies for Paul Cornell and Ryan Kelly and it is as if they haven't been away. The style, the pace and the brilliance picks up straight from where Saucer Country left off. A wonderful read for old and new fans alike. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    ComicWow!TV - Huck Talwar May 22, 2017

    If you're into political stories and/or UFO/extraterrestrial mythology, this series is one that you can't afford to miss out on. IDW will also be publishing the first 14 issues of Saucer Country, so be sure to read up on what happened before the events of this series, too! Read Full Review

  • 8.1
    Graphic Policy - Brett May 24, 2017

    As a fan of the first volume, Saucer State has been a comic I've been looking forward to since it was announced and can't wait to see where Cornell and Kelly take us as far as this conspiracy goes. If the end of the first issue is any indication, it'll be a wild ride as already I'm caught off guard with the unexpected. A solid return and debut and I'm excited to see what happens next. Read Full Review

  • 5.7
    Word Of The Nerd - Megan Rae May 25, 2017

    Saucer State #1 started off strong with an intriguing premise and a few opening pages that introduced the alien plot. However, this first issue felt disjointed and aimless. Hopefully, within the next few issues, more characters get a chance to develop within the context of the plot and give us an idea of where the book is headed. With a clear direction and well-developed characters, this multi-faceted plot line may have a chance to shine. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    AiPT! - Eric Cline May 23, 2017

    The nuts and bolts of a solid narrative are here, but with ineffective character drama and a lack of alien involvement, this debut issue fails to make much of an impression. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Outright Geekery - Erik Koehn May 24, 2017

    Whatever hope you might have had about this being either a challenging, entertaining or inventive story ends with the final page as this book, while not only box checking for resonance with the current political zeitgeist, goes for the most obvious cliff hanger. This is less Terence McKenna or the "Jose Chung" episodes of The X-Files. It's more Whitley Streiber by way of Oliver Stone. Read Full Review

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