Alters #7

Alters #7

Writer: Paul Jenkins Artist: Leila Leiz Publisher: Aftershock Comics Release Date: October 11, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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The story of No-Damn-Name, a loving mother
Chapter 2: Reflections
Sensing that time is running out on the safety of the world's newest Alter, Chalice expands her search. But as she closes in, new complications arise: Chalice finds herself juggling impossible responsibilities to her family, her Alters family, and an impoverished, now-homeless family she barely even knows. As past guilts intensify, she must stand fast against the pressure of her new responsibilities, or be consumed.
"In essence, any superhero comic where the hero has a secret identity, can be seen as a metaphor for identity issues. However, Alters ramps this metapho more

  • 9.0
    Comic Crusaders - Andy Hall Oct 11, 2017

    I'm glad that while, Alters isn't giving up on trans issues, it is clear it will not be a book only about those issues. It has been a very inclusive book so far and I hope to see that continue as it tackles more issues that are usually shied away from in mainstream comics. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Oct 14, 2017

    Everything about this issue is well done, but it's the calm before the storm that literally breaks out on the last two pages. Some good character moments that are leading up to the confrontation that closes this issue out. Read Full Review

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