Angelic #1

Angelic #1

Writer: Simon Spurrier Artist: Caspar Wijngaard Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: September 20, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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- WINGED MONKEYS! TECHNO-DOLPHINS! QUANTUM ALLEYCATS!
- Humanity's long gone. Its memory lingers only as misunderstood rituals among mankind's leftovers: the genetically modified animals they used and abused for eons.
- But for one young flying monkey, QORA, the routines are unbearable. All she wants is to explore. Instead she's expected to settle down, to become a mother... to lose her wings.
- Eisner nominee SIMON SPURRIER (The Spire, CRY HAVOC, X-Men Legacy) and rising-star CASPAR WIJNGAARD (LIMBO, Dark Souls, Assassin's Creed) present your new bittersweet adventure obsession: teenage rebellion and animal antics amidst the ruin more

  • 9.7
    Comicsverse - AJ Zender Jul 12, 2017

    ANGELIC #1 is a stellar opening issue for a story of flying monkeys and armored dolphins. With themes surrounding gender roles and autonomy, don't let ANGELIC's cartoony art deter you. This is a must-read comic for speculative fiction fans. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Bastards - Dustin Cabeal Jul 13, 2017

    Even though I hate stories about monkeys, I still give them a chance. Over and over and over, I still do. Because at the end of the day, you never know when you're going to stumble across something like Angelic that ends up being incredible, different and gorgeous to look at. That goes for the other two books that I mentioned in the beginning, I may not love the genres or the setting, but I'll still give them a try because you don't know until you read it yourself. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Crusaders - Johnny "The Machine" Hughes Jul 19, 2017

    This then is the main strength of the book; cartoon style art coupled with almost adult language that delivers some pretty mature messages, gender equality and roles to name a couple. In Angelic, Image may well be looking to foster a book that can promote some of the challenges that we face in the real world, to a younger, more impressionable audience in the hope that they can build a better future. We just need to make sure that the target audience actually enters a comic book shop. Read Full Review

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