I went into the issue expecting page after page of funny comments and zany action, but what I came away with was something that ended with a serious somber tone. The paranoia filled mood that ends the issue pulls you in a different direction, and hopefully this is the direction the creators will take the character through the rest of this series and beyond. A great second chapter in this serial earns Atomic Robo: The Ghost of Station X 5 out of 5 Stars. Read Full Review
As I read more and more of Brian Clevinger and Scott Wegener's Atomic Robo, it becomes less and less of a surprise that each subsequent installment ends up being very good. What does still catch me off guard, however, are the various different ways in which that quality is consistently attained. For the most part, the adventures of Robo are marked by a fun-loving tone that, though not completely giving itself over to comedy, still uses humor as a primary weapon. And while The Ghost of Station X #2 continues to toss out a few yuks, it's also a wonderful example of Clevinger and Wegener's versatility, mixing in greater parts dread and despair. Read Full Review
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