Planet of the Apes Spectacular #1

Planet of the Apes Spectacular #1

Writer: Daryl Gregory Artist: Diego Barreto Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: July 31, 2013 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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With time quickly running out, Alaya faces execution for her crimes against ape kind, while Sully begins to realize that the enemy of her enemy is not necessarily a friend either... It's Apes vs. Apes vs. Humans, as Daryl Gregory's epic continues in the PLANET OF THE APES SPECTACULAR

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Jim Johnson Jul 31, 2013

    The thirty pages of story make the $4.99 cover price worthwhile, at least in comparison to the value of most other comics. Superlatives like "Special" and "Spectacular" make it sound cool, and the #1 on the cover makes it look cool, but it's the story inside that is cool. This one-shot is the long-welcomed next chapter of a great story, and whatever the superlative tacked on to the title of the next episode, here's hoping it'll be seen soon. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Major Spoilers - Brandon Dingess Jul 31, 2013

    I was probably the wrong person to review this book given that the only "Apes" titles I've read from Boom! are "Cataclysm's" first handful of issues and, thus, lacked the background on what's going on. But I still enjoyed it. If, like me, you love the "Apes" franchise, then give this a look. At $4.99 it's a little more expensive than I usually care for, but I think it's worth it if you're a fan. Because of "Spectacular," I'm going to do some looking and see what, if anything, I can read to shed some light on this story. 3.5 stars. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Culture Mass - Andy Mansell Aug 3, 2013

    Help me Dr. Zaiusthis competently written and drawn book provides ZERO editorial context and leaves new readers dangling from The City Tree (whatever the hell that is). Read Full Review

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