Origins #2

Writer: Clay Mcleod Chapman Artist: Jakub Rebelka Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: December 9, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 9
8.0Critic Rating
7.7User Rating

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* Nowhere is safe on the planet that David helped destroy, including the secret hideout where he was brought back to life as the last living human.
* When enemy AI attacks, David and his robot guardian, Chloe, must face an impossible mission in search of answers.
* It's a dangerous journey but humanity's only hope lies in the father of robotics going back to where it all started - no matter the cost.

  • 9.0
    But Why Tho? - Charles Hartford Dec 11, 2020

    When all is said and done, Origins #2continues the interesting tale that readers were introduced to. The more I learn, the more I have questions. So far, Ive been satisfied with the answers that have been provided, and I hope the creative team can keep up this level of quality for the remainder of the series. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Sequential Planet - Hunter Sandlin Dec 10, 2020

    Gorgeous book that keeps the reader to be highly engaged throughout. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Dec 9, 2020

    Rebelka delivers some impressive imagery in this issue. Each page is filled with great details and the style is perfect for the type of story being told. I loved the look of this issue and how that style evolves with the different parts of the story. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AIPT - Ronnie Gorham Dec 11, 2020

    Origins #2 creates a poetic journey filled with solid storytelling, painful hardships, and dark secrets. Read Full Review

  • 7.9
    Black Nerd Problems - Mikkel Snyder Dec 9, 2020

    Origins has a beautifully crafted world, but the set pieces in more respects than one overshadow the story. The story is fine but does not grab me in the same way that the art has and as some of its siblings in the genre have done before. Moments feel good, but in its entirety, I find myself wanting more than the 20-some pages can provide in a month. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Multiversity Comics - Christopher Egan Dec 11, 2020

    An intriguing and original story clawing its way out of the usual 'humanity has ended and the world is run by a limitless A.I.' setting. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Evan Valentine Dec 9, 2020

    The latest issue of the Boom miniseries continues its trek into a strange new Earth but unfortunately, isn't able to give us personality for either the characters or the world featured here. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    the_comic_book_club Dec 21, 2020

    Origins
    Issue: 2

    Publisher: Boom! Studios @boom_studios
    Created by: Arash Amel, Lee Krieger @ltkrieger , Joseph Oxford @josephoxford
    Writer: Clay McLeod Chapman @claymcleod
    Artist: Jakub Rebelka
    Colors: Patricio Delpeche @patodelpeche
    Letters: Jim Campbell @jimcampbell

    989 years ago, David died. Returned to life, similar but different, by Chloe, an artificial being herself. David uploads his past memories and learns the shocking truth that he is responsible for the death of the world. Before he’s even had time to process, their museum stronghold is suddenly destroyed by attack drones. Now with the very Earth hunting him, David searches for his former lab, the Vault of Life, where he hope more

  • 8.0
    AdmiralWhiskers Dec 21, 2020

    A frustrating part of the recent flood of dystopian comics and the modern move to write for trades and thus skip the "story thus far" recap at the top of each issue is that it takes a few pages to reorient oneself to "this" story. Fortunately, the Big Backstory happened in the front of this issue, and it is awesome. So well conceived, so well executed. You come out feeling for the main character, understanding the stakes.

    And the art! The only thing "comic-y" about it is that they use sequential panels. The characters, the coloring (especially the coloring!) more resembles miniature modernist paintings.

    This book is great. Go treat yourself to it, grab the first 2 issues at your LCS today.

  • 9.0
    Franzlildead Dec 10, 2020

  • 8.5
    Hellblazer Dec 10, 2020

  • 8.5
    Sriley57 Dec 11, 2020

  • 8.0
    tonpas1989 Dec 10, 2020

  • 7.5
    darkseidisanerd Dec 20, 2020

  • 7.5
    Silver Rocket Dec 24, 2020

  • 4.0
    letskillrobots Dec 20, 2020

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