Forever War #2

Forever War #2

Writer: Joe Haldeman Artist: Marvano Publisher: Titan Books Release Date: March 15, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
8.5Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

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The true horrors of war are only just becoming clear to Mandella, Potter and the rest of their company. In their first encounter with other lifeforms, with another world, they see that violence can happen in the blink of an eye, and the sinister extent of their training is revealed in full...

  • 9.0
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Mar 15, 2017

    The second part of The Forever War puts things into place for the war to really get underway while only hinting a bit more at the kind of weird scale of it all that's hard to comprehend in some ways. Haldeman's story is one that works a kind of bleak emptiness about it as we're not really trying to empathize with the soldiers and the situation but rather just to understand it. That, combined with Marvano's artwork, may make you feel a bit distant from what's happening but it should make you work harder to really understand the mindset and struggle that they're facing, doing things that they don't want to do while grappling with their mission being a key part to survival of the species. This chapter ramps things up a lot after the introductions and training aspect and Mandella's life is only just starting in this war. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Geek-O-Rama - Rick Mar 23, 2017

    The Forever War is the anti-Star Wars and Star Trek: pessimistic, bare-bones, cold, brutal. And the horrible thing is, it may be a more realistic depiction of a future space war. I highly recommend it. Read Full Review

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