Astronaut Down #5
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Astronaut Down #5

Writer: James Patrick Artist: Rubine Publisher: Aftershock Comics Release Date: January 4, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
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Douglas, an interdimensional astronaut, has one last chance to save his world. But is it worth what he will lose? With everything on the line, it's time for Douglas to choose between his duty and his desire - between the world he hates or the woman he loves.  

  • 9.0
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Jan 11, 2023

    I really enjoyed this series overall with what it did and the complexity of what it's trying to get across. As Patrik says in the afterword, it could have gone in a lot of different directions and I'd actually be curious to see how so many of them could have turned out – except for the one lettered in comic sans. The concept here is a solid one and it delivers a familiar thing in a way that resonates and works well. The script is solid with a good mix of action elements and character material with some great dialogue and difficult things for the characters to work through. I loved the look of it as Rubine consistently delivers (and avoids mullets as necessary) so that we have something that really strands out, especially in Briski's work in the color design for these infected areas. Definitely a treat for those that discover it in collected form. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    DDJamesB Jan 5, 2023

    A solid enough ending to a surprisingly good series. I know this issue came out right after new years, but I'd consider this a top 10 series of 2022.

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