Poison: The Cure #1

Poison: The Cure #1

Writer: Jad Ziade Artist: Alex Cahill Publisher: New Radio Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Eye On Comics - Don MacPherson Jul 1, 2007

    I'm sure the framing sequence set in the future will progress with its own plot, with the frustrated surveyor pulling some inspiration from the story he's witnessing telepathically, but at this point, I found it to be a detriment to the main story rather than a benefit. It distracts and detracts, and to be honest, the opening framing scene is of such a length that I thought it was the main crux of the book at first. I also think Ziade might have made a misstep by dressing up his human story with some science-fiction as well. The main story is basically set in the not-too distant future. A relatively poor family has its own robot, for example, but they defend themselves with shotguns as well as rayguns. A conflict with a malevolent, faceless, polluting corporation is something readers could recognize from their own world; why add robots, cybernetic limbs and weird weapons to the mix? I honestly feel the creators could use some strong editorial direction to keep them on track, keep them Read Full Review

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