Survival Street #1

Writer: James Asmus, Jim Festante Artist: Abylay Kussainov Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: August 3, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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Survival Street is a unrepentant action satire tearing through a dystopia packed with economic and humanistic cautionary tales.

After an unbridled wave of corporations take over America, the country is left completely deregulated and effectively carved up into feudal states where billionaires and businesses make their own laws. Among the wreckage, mass privatization shuts down public broadcasting, forcing all the beloved "edutainers" out on the down and dirty streets. One group of them stick together, determined to keep helping kids across the country and do it by becoming an A-Team-esque band of mercenaries fighting for (and educati more

  • 8.5
    COMICON - Tom Smithyman Aug 1, 2022

    Fans of Sesame Street (isn't that everyone?) who are fed up with the state of the United States will find something to love here. Either that or they're going to be offended that these creators have desecrated a favorite childhood memory. It's a fun read in either case. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    AIPT - David Brooke Aug 2, 2022

    Survival Street opens with a great premise and an absurd cast of characters. It's hard to resist how well the two blend together, although the dialogue can sometimes inhibit the flow of a scene. That said, Survival Street offers good satire you rarely get these days. Read Full Review

  • 7.0 - Spencer Perry Aug 3, 2022

    As subtle as a flaming pile of dog poo to the face, Survival Street packs a punch as a debut issue while also striking out hard at some points. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Multiversity Comics - Joe Skonce Aug 4, 2022

    "Survival Street #1 is full of ideas but is trying to do too much and not taking advantage of the potential of its central premise. Read Full Review

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