Magnus #2

Writer: Kyle Higgins, Chuck Wendig Artist: Jorge Fornes, Alvaro Sarreseca Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Release Date: July 19, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 4
8.9Critic Rating
8.4User Rating

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In the aftermath of a high-profile murder committed by an artificial intelligence, psychologist Kerri Magnus has been tasked by the authorities to play bounty hunter and bringing the rogue AI to justice. But inside the AI's virtual world, nothing is quite as it seems - and she risks losing her very sanity the longer she stays inside of it...
BONUS TUROK STORY! The thrilling conclusion! Turok finally receives the crucial information he needs, and makes his move to escape the clutches of Railtown - but standing in the way of freedom is an army! Now Turok must FIGHT his way to freedom!

  • 10
    Spartantown - Enrique Rea Jul 15, 2017

    'Magnus' is not your ordinary "Magnus: The Robot Fighter" story because it's not that Magnus, it's something better in this latest incarnation. Kerri is a fighter of sorts, fighting for justice and the truth but using her mind instead of her fists. Higgins and Fornes have created an immersive murder mystery that is electric and intriguing from the first page to the last. You won't find a better sci-fi mystery in comic shops if you tried.  Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Outright Geekery - Aaron Kessel Jul 11, 2017

    Overall, another great issue of Magnus! I can deeply recommend this book to anyone who likes sci-fi detective stories! The only complaint is that Turok will make no sense unless you've been reading all the Sovereigns titles. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Jul 19, 2017

    Magnus builds its world pretty well here with a lot to take in but it still needs to do a better job with its supporting characters. We've really just had one issue behind us so far and knowing who is who and their positions needs to be clearer in these early issues so that things flow better, especially if you can't re-read prior issues quickly or easily, if at all. I like what Higgins is laying out here as it has a lot of depth and detail and that combined with Fornes' designs means it's an interesting world to become immersed in. This second issue just needed a bit more of a stronger hook and connection with what happened in the first to cement it as it almost feels like it stands on its own in some ways. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    Geeked Out Nation - Jideobi Odunze Jul 19, 2017

    By the end of Magnus #2 the direction of this story and plot has been set. Nothing was in fact as it seemed inside the A.I.s world and that was where we could grasp how far this was going to spiral out of control. I must say they put some time into this because I can't tell who we should be siding with. A strong conflict for ourselves created when you can't support the human treatment of A.I.s, but you also can't support the A.I. response to this treatment. This is definitely not one of the new stories to overlook from Dynamite. Read Full Review

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