Retrovirus #1

Retrovirus #1

Writer: Jimmy Palmiotti Artist: Norberto Fernandez Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: November 21, 2012 Critic Reviews: 2
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When Zoe, a brilliant young scientist who specializes in identifying extinct viruses, is offered a job at a remote research facility in Antarctica, she soon discovers her employer has unearthed a perfectly preserved Neanderthal. That is only one of the many dark secrets lurking at the facility as Zoe races against time to stop a global pandemic.

In the vein of Andromeda Strain, Altered States and Jurassic Park, RETROVIRUS seamlessly blends human drama, action, science fiction and horror in a 64 page graphic novel written by JIMMY PALMIOTTI & JUSTIN GRAY (QUEEN CRAB, JONAH HEX, CREATOR-OWNED HEROES) and illustrated by NORBERTO FERNANDEZ (THE TATTERED MAN).

  • 9.0
    Horror Talk - James Ferguson Nov 21, 2012

    Retrovirus makes science scary again. It reminds us of how weak we've become as a species. People were once a lot tougher than we are now and if we ever came into contact with something from that age it would end badly for everyone involved. As I said before, some things are better left in the ground or in this case, the ice. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Unleash The Fanboy - Daniel Alvarez Nov 24, 2012

    Overall, Retrovirus is done like a movie. It starts out with a pretty exciting prologue, establishesthe main character, gets her in the main setting, then the story-changing plot twist which leads to the action. Everything is pretty well contained in the seventythree pages, and for $13, it's a pretty solid deal. Read Full Review

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