Fu Jitsu #1

Fu Jitsu #1

Writer: Jai Nitz Artist: Wesley St. Claire Publisher: Aftershock Comics Release Date: September 27, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5
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Fu Jitsu is the world's smartest boy, and has been for the last hundred years.  Wait, what?  Fu is an un-aging genius, and has had adventures around the globe and around the galaxy.  From Einstein and the Wright brothers, to Gandhi and Johnny Unitas, Fu has met everyone in history while protecting Earth from Robert Wadlow, the world's tallest man, and his dangerous magi-science.  
Fu exiles himself to Antarctica to try and forget the painful break up with his ex-girlfriend, Rachel.  Meanwhile, Wadlow returns from the far-flung future and sends James Dean, his ultimate assassin, to kill Fu at the South Pole.  An more

  • 10
    Pop Culture HQ - Jason Bennett Sep 2, 2017

    FU JITSU #1 is brilliant amalgamation of action, fantasy, science, and Eastern philosophies. Alook at events in history, and how magic and villainy played an integral role in many notable instances. Fortunately for us, there is a hero out there, protecting mankind. FU JITSU takes us along for the ride on his journey and by issue's end, there's nowhere you'd rather want to be. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    GWW - River Godbee Aug 24, 2017

    A little Avatar, a little sci-fi, this book is very intriguing! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    411Mania - Steve Gustafson Aug 17, 2017

    The first issue does a great job setting everything up and giving us a taste of what to expect. Pick this one up and enjoy the ride! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Fandom Post - Gregory Smith Sep 14, 2017

    The open concept makes the book much harder to review because it plays on familiar tropes, yet it never attempts to fit into a cliched story. At every turn, a traditional story element gets overturned by an allusion to something from culture that will resonate with different readers. As such, the parts that resonate will be personalized in a manner that works for an individual but may be missed by other readers. This makes the issue fresh, and for some readers, it will be a nuanced experience that draws from their own lived experiences while creating a fantastic, superhero story. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Big Comic Page - Craig Neilson-Adams Aug 20, 2017

    If you like your comics dark, gritty and realistic, you should probably give Fu Jitsu a wide berth. If on the other hand you're willing to take a chance on a story packed with eccentricity and willfully unconventional ideas, then this new AfterShock Comics series is definitely well worth a look. Read Full Review

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