Killer Instinct #1

Writer: Ian Edginton Artist: Cam Adams Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Release Date: September 20, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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: The Shadow Lord Gargos has been defeated! But the battle to save humankind from his Astral invasion has taken a terrible toll on the Earth. Our world lies in ruin, and a sinister new power called the Coven has risen from the ashes, vying with the megacorporation Ultratech to rule the shattered nations. The heroes Kim Wu and Jago-their Astral powers weakened by their devastating war against Gargos-must band together with the scattered remnants of the Night Guard to forge a pathway into the Astral Plane. Here, in the birthplace of The Shadow Lord and The Guardians, festers the secret malevolence that threatens to destroy them all...and enslav more

  • 10
    Outright Geekery - Shaun Barbour Sep 10, 2017

    There is a great introduction and the structure to the story is concise and shows great potential for the future issues. Ian Edginton knows the recipe for a successful story. Killer Instinct really provides a much richer environment for the world it takes place in than the quick glimpses provided in the video games. Read Full Review

  • 9.3
    SciFiPulse - Ian Cullen Sep 15, 2017

    I look forward to seeing where this goes in the second issue. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    The Brazen Bull - Charlie Chipman Sep 20, 2017

    Far from captivating, Killer Instinct #1 is a decent enough comic that, according to the publisher will be an epic and worthwhile read. I don't see any evidence of that, but I am willing to read another issue or two. Fans of the franchise, and more specifically, fans that have played the most recent game, may get a kick out of this. For newcomers"you may want to pass. Read Full Review

  • 2.9
    Nerds On The Rocks - Earl Rufus Sep 21, 2017

    And none of this really impacts me, as you may note didn't even catch her name or wasn't invested enough to care for the characters' names. Part of that is on me, but I shall lay the bulk of the blame on this issue's narrative structure and pacing. For a first issue it is neither dense enough with information or captivating enough of a story to really sink its teeth into you. Read Full Review

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