The Alternates #2

Writer: Patton Oswalt, Tim Seeley, Jordan Blum Artist: Christopher Mitten Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: October 18, 2023 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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For a brief time in an alternate world he was a god, an elemental avatar to all of crustacean-kind, but now the man-monster known as Crab Louie is back home. Here he's a distant husband and a fumbling father who can't even remember to take the trash cans out. But now his team, The Alternates, have a new lead on the dangerous reality-altering street drug, Prestige, offering Crab Louie either a second chance at superherodom, or a permanent escape from humdrum life.

  • 10 - Jenna Anderson Oct 11, 2023

    If The Alternates is this good two issues in, I'm so incredibly curious to see how this creative team continues to up the ante. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    AIPT - Chris Coplan Oct 11, 2023

    You aren't ready for this psychedelic trip into the human condition. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Nerd Initiative - LaurenHoppyGeek Oct 11, 2023

    All in all, I'm still loving this story. We get very unique superpowers (which has to be getting harder to create these days), some back story, a mystery, a heartfelt story, and quite a few laughs! I never imagined seeing a room full of Octopuses running a submarine would make me giggle, and make me feel bad for a giant lobster man at the same time. Read Full Review

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