Checkmate #26

Writer: Bruce Jones Artist: Manuel Garcia Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: May 21, 2008 Critic Reviews: 1
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"Chimera" part 1! Left for dead on a Middle East minefield, one soldier's only chance to survive is as a test subject of a project run by the Black King. Both the King's wildest hopes and fears will be realized when the project takes a wrong turn.

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    IGN - Dan Phillips May 21, 2008

    Listen, I'm all for an incoming writer taking a title in a new direction. More times than not, that's far preferable to the new writer merely attempting to ape the previous scribe's style. But with a book like Checkmate, which is so defined by its unique tone and storytelling style, such a glaring change in direction robs the title of its identity. That, and I'm fairly tired of Bruce Jones using whatever title he's given to tell horror stories. Read Full Review

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