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Stronghold #1

Writer: Phil Hester Artist: Ryan Kelly Publisher: Aftershock Comics Release Date: February 20, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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Our planet is actually a prison designed to both trap and shelter an amnesiac alien entity of incalculable power. Now known as Michael Grey, this cosmic angel of destruction currently believes himself to be an ordinary, midwestern insurance underwriter, who belongs to a global secret society dedicated to making sure he never discovers the truth about his past.
To make matters worse, our hero has fallen in love with Michael Grey. And for their love to be born, Earth must die.
Phil Hester (The Coffin, Deathstroke, The Darkness, SHIPWRECK) and Ryan Kelly (The Wicked & The Divine, Lucifer, Saucer Country) weave a tale of cosmic horror, more

  • 10
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Darryll Robson Feb 11, 2019

    A magnificent opening issue which sets the bar as high as it can go. An exploration of character, super powers, cults, and comic book storytelling itself. What Cry Havoc did for supernatural horror, Stronghold is set to do for 'Super Powers' stories. Read Full Review

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    Doom Rocket - Brendan Hodgdon Feb 14, 2019

    Coming as it does from such an esteemed group of veteran creators, it's hard to imagine Stronghold not being a success when eventually taken as a whole work. And there's a lot of cool and interesting elements in this debut issue to stimulate the imagination and invite the reader back for the next chapter. But the way this issue unfolds and functions unto itself leaves some frustrating questions dangling in the air, left for another issue to catch them or not. Read Full Review

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