Gigantic #1
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Gigantic #1

Writer: Rick Remender Artist: Eric Nguyen Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: November 5, 2008 Cover Price: $3.5 Critic Reviews: 4
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It was a beautiful spring day in downtown San Francisco before a gigantic armored alien appeared from out of nowhere and began smashing things all to hell! Who is this invader? Why is he being attacked by strange alien beings? And why is he so GIGANTIC? A twist on The Truman Show, Gigantic focuses on a brainwashed, alien superhero deposited on Earth to be the spotlight of an intrusive, around-the-clock television program being filmed without his knowledge. Critically acclaimed writer Rick Remender (Fear Agent, The End League) teams up with groundbreaking artist Eric Nguyen (X-Men, Sandman Mystery Theatre) in the merging of big, visually excit more

  • 10
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Conrad Flanigan Nov 10, 2008

    A very interestingfirstissue, I'll definitely be back for the second. I'm interested to find out who Gigantic is and where hecame from, for now Remender and company have me hooked. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza Nov 5, 2008

    With that in mind, this is easily one of the strongest debut issues I've read in quite some time. The concept is delivered, the settings are presented and the action gets moving. I don't want to spoil anything, but suffice to say, this story takes a more realistic look at the collateral that spills out of a giant robot stomping through a major metropolis, and I'm quite certain the initial ratings are going to be pretty high. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Rob Murray Nov 3, 2008

    In short, this is an issue you should definitely pick up this Wednesday. Remenders story and Nguyens outstanding artwork (in combination with fitting colors by Matthew Wilson) produce a thrill ride that is worth the price of admission. If you live in San Francisco, this is your wake up call. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    IGN - Daniel Crown Nov 5, 2008

    Admittedly, this isn't my favorite genre. But even so, Remender presents an interesting enough scenario that I might be willing to see where he is going, despite my general misgivings. If he can add a little substance in between all the noise, Gigantic might just become a fun a little book. Read Full Review

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