The Massive #26

The Massive #26

Writer: Brian Wood Artist: Garry Brown Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: August 27, 2014 Cover Price: $3.5 Critic Reviews: 2
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What remains of civilization is being obliterated by a series of cataclysmic events. The crew of the Kapital struggle to find a safe haven in the destructive chaos, but to no avail. Mary’s return to Ninth Wave comes with answers, but are they what Cal and the others want to hear?

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    Comics Bulletin - Justin Giampaoli Aug 25, 2014

    There's an image of Mary crawling out of the sea as an infant which is basically the key to understanding the entire series. It's perhaps an unlikely signpost indicating where The Massive sits in genre terms, the notion that it's probably not (just) post-apocalyptic despite its obvious trappings. Ultimately, it's a sci-fi story, and like a lot of high-quality, high-interest sci-fi, it's a parable about lost opportunities, squandered potential, and a general warning about The State of Things. If you're one of those pop culture consumers who was frustrated by the finale of Battlestar Galactica, then maybe(?) you're not going to enjoy this thread of The Massive. Read Full Review

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    Comic Bastards - Nick Philpott Aug 28, 2014

    Either way, here's to another great issue of The Massive and hopefully several more to come. Read Full Review

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