Ascender #1
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Ascender #1

Writer: Jeff Lemire Artist: Dustin Nguyen Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: April 24, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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Powerhouse creative team JEFF LEMIRE and DUSTIN NGUYEN launch an all-new sequel series to DESCENDER with the launch of ASCENDER!  

Set ten years after the conclusion of DESCENDER's storyline, magic has taken the place of machinery and the rules are very different indeed... Mila, the daughter of Andy and Effie from DESCENDER, spends her days exploring the lonely wilds of the planet Sampson and trying to stay out of the clutches of the evil disciples of the all-powerful vampire witch known only as Mother. But, like her parents, Mila doesn't like to play by the rules, and when a certain robot more

  • 8.5
    Batman's Bookcase - Zack Quaintance Mar 18, 2019

    As Descender was to hard sci-fi, Ascender is to high fantasy, although traces of the past story remain. Most importantly, though, this realignment seems to have instilled writer Jeff Lemire and artust Dustin Nguyen with a new sense of creative freedom, and Im excited to see what they do with it. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Impulse Gamer - Mark McKechnie Mar 13, 2019

    Ascender #1 is a great book. While knowledge of Descender will give you some background to the story. However, its not necessary to enjoy this book. I enjoyed how the book itself was structured, as the expository panels have little to no writing. This let the art and the imagination of the reader do the work to bring it to life. If youre looking for a new series to pick up, or are a fan of Descender, this book is a great pick up! Read Full Review

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