As Olissipo's crack police squad piece together the cause of the recent android attack, a dangerous thread of violence and corruption begins to unravel, leading from the city's seediest ghettos, to the dizzying heights of its business district.
While the story has some influence by Ghost in the Shell, the art does not. Clearly the influence is more western in origins. The early, and last part are action filled, and the action is filled with a fluid style of movement. While the middle is more of a story driven art style, as more cyborg characters are brought in. Along sidewithclearly unaltered counterparts. Read Full Review
The success of Marvel and DC on film is extremely gratifying for comic book fans everywhere, but focus now needs to be drawn to the likes of indie comics such as Man: Plus, whose cyberpunk thrillsdeserve a far wider audience. If you haven't already, seek out issue #1 first and then diveinto the strikingly realised world of Man: Plus before everyone elseeventually catches on. It's just a matter of time. Read Full Review
Sometimes it's difficult to pin down why you enjoy a story, or why you don't enjoy a story. In the case of Man Plus I feel like I should like it. It has all the elements I typically look for in a work: an interesting location, an element of the fantastic, and a mystery; however, the mystery lacks a certain sense of allure and immediacy, and that kills the narrative drive for me. The art is great, as is the world building, but it's just not working for me. Read Full Review