Tom Strong's Terrific Tales #9

Writer: Alan Moore, Steve Moore Artist: Mike Kaluta, Alan Weiss Publisher: America's Best Comics Critic Reviews: 2
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Feb 10, 2004

    I strongly recommend this issue based almost entirely on the opening chapter that Alan Moore offers up as Kurt Busiek should be a little nervous as Alan Moore becomes the only other writer to perfectly tap into the concept of fantastic comic book concepts running headlong into the mundane aspects of the real world. Now I realize that Alan Moore plays it for laughs, but frankly I can actually see these moments actually playing out if comic book science suddenly materialized in the real world, with the idea of Ray Night being one of the more engaging ideas I've come across in a very long time. In fact this eight page story is full of more clever ideas than we get in many books over the course of an entire year. The second story involving Jonni Future is also quite enjoyable, as we get a story that is allowed to expand beyond its restrictive eight page format, by ending with a pretty exciting cliffhanger. Then a near perfect reading experience is brought back down to earth with yet anothe Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Feb 7, 2004

    Three stories, and all are worth your time. These are not spectacular additions to the annals of Tom Strong, but they really should not be missed by anybody interested in this particular universe. Read Full Review

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