The Orville: Launch Day #1

Writer: David Goodman Artist: David Cabeza Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: September 2, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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When seemingly hostile Krill ships cross into Union space, the Orville intercepts. Captain Mercer learns they are en route to a planet that left the Union decades ago under mysterious circumstances. Scans have discovered a moon-sized construct above the planet, and the Krill intend a preemptive strike against the presumed weapon. But is it?

o Written by The Orville executive producer David A. Goodman!

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - Charles Hartford Aug 19, 2020

    I thoroughly enjoyed The Orville: Launch Day #1. It provides a fun and interesting story that leaves enough questions unanswered that I definitely want to catch the finale to see how it all turns out. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Beyond The Panel - Jideobi Odunze Sep 2, 2020

    In the end, you have to love this book for reminding you of the good that can come of a show being adapted to comic form. It's not that easy in a show to land on a new planet and walk through the streets without a lot of CGI which takes you out of the immersion. The Orville Season 2.5 #1 " Launch Day Part 1 Of 2 accomplished this, while at the same time reminding us of everything we have been missing from The Orville. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Bleeding Cool - Hannibal Tabu Sep 4, 2020

    Closely capturing the flavor of the very engaging Fox series, this unfortunately is constrained by its format to not lock on to its target. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Sep 8, 2020

    This issue feels like the first half of a good episode of the show, making it exactly what a fan would want. Read Full Review

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