Count #1 (Humanoids)
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Count #1 (Humanoids)

Writer: Ibrahim Moustafa Artist: Ibrahim Moustafa Publisher: Humanoids Publishing Release Date: March 17, 2021 Cover Price: $19.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 1
9.2Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

A sci-fi reimagining of the greatest revenge story of all time: The Count of Monte Cristo.
Framed for treason and wrongfully imprisoned at the hands of a jealous rival and a corrupt magistrate, Redxan Samud escapes his hovering prison colony hell-bent on retribution. Given a map from his dying jail companion to the location of a stolen cache of Union Credits large enough to make him wealthy beyond imagination, Samud concocts a plan to exact revenge on those who conspired to let him rot in a cell.

  • 10
    Nine Panel Press - Hank Rea Mar 22, 2021

    'Count' is beautifully put together with heart, passion, and expertise. Moustafa honors Alexandre Dumas' classic while creating a stunning sci-fi adventure that impresses at every turn. Swashbuckling action and heartfelt beats make this a satisfying graphic novel to get lost in. The previously Eisner-nominated Moustafa should expect another nomination to come his way. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    AIPT - Christopher Franey Mar 16, 2021

    If you want an escape from traditional superhero comics, check out this futuristic classic full of adventure and intrigue. Count is a whopping graphic novel that will remind you of the class tale of revenge, while showing you new twists and higher stakes. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - Swara Ahmed Mar 18, 2021

    Countis overall a great and riveting story. With Moustafa's excellent worldbuilding through its main character's journey of vengeance, readers will be engrossed in an amazing sci-fi world that has so much to explore. Readers will also identify easily with Redxan and his moral dilemmas throughout the story. While Count's supporting cast of characters deserved more attention, the worldbuilding, dynamic story, and the power of Redxan's arc make an incredible read for any comic or sci-fi fan. Read Full Review

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