Evolution #1

Writer: James Asmus, Joe Keatinge, Christopher Sebela, Joshua Williamson Artist: Joe Infurnari, Jordan Boyd Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: November 15, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 11 User Reviews: 13
8.9Critic Rating
8.3User Rating

Human evolution has taken millions of years to get to this stage. But next week, we become something new. Around the world, humanity is undergoing rapid and unpredictable changes, and only three individuals seem to notice that their world is being reborn. But what can they do about it?
Skybound unites writers JAMES ASMUS, JOSEPH KEATINGE, CHRISTOPHER SEBELA & JOSHUA WILLIAMSON and artists JOE INFURNARI & JORDAN BOYD to create a new global phenomenon in this oversized debut issue.

  • 10
    Comicosity - Chris Campbell Nov 15, 2017

    Overall, this is a definite must read book. The writers' group, artist, colorist, and letterer have all come together into a terrific collaboration of storytelling. Some parts may make you want to turn away but the creators have engineered Evolution into attention grabbing addiction. Dont be afraid of the story, but do be afraid of missing out on it. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Horror DNA - James Ferguson Nov 14, 2017

    Evolution is Cronenberg-level horror. It's creepy and disturbing and I can't wait to see where it's going. When it was first announced, I said that it was my most anticipated comic of the year. I'm happy to say that it paid off in spades. Do yourself a favor and read this book. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Multiversity Comics - Matt Lune Nov 16, 2017

    A visceral thrill-ride. Scary, engaging and so much fun. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AIPT - David Brooke Nov 13, 2017

    This is a strong first issue that'll drag you in as it cuts between many different story threads. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Graphic Policy - Brett Nov 15, 2017

    I have no idea where this is going but I'm on board and what's set up is an intriguing concept. While it's not unique it is done in a way that teases the mystery and ups the anticipation of what's to come. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Impulse Gamer - Dana Folkard Nov 15, 2017

    Overall, I found Evolution #1 to be an edgy and intense introduction to this series. The story is original and the art is beautifully detailed, aptly suiting this story. The creators of this comic have my attention, and I'm keen to follow this story to find out more about this apocalypse, and how the world is going to end. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Capeless Crusader - Jeremy Radick Oct 31, 2017

    Combining apocalyptic horror, body horror and an atmosphere of dread, Evolution #1 combines the darkest versions of science with a shadowy, sinister suggestion of the supernatural. The result is a top-notch and unsettling debut boasting a solid structure, good characterization, and evocative, organic art. Like the best horror, the issue takes a strong theme and explores it viscerally, in this case positing a world in which the normal rate of evolution itself has begun to spiral dangerously out of control. But the skill of the creators at melding that concept with engaging characters takes the issue from simply an intriguing debut to a compelling opening chapter for a squishy horror epic with a lot of promise. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Doom Rocket - Brendan Hodgdon Nov 17, 2017

    There's no doubt that the creative team of Evolution is in for the long haul here, and I hope they get the chance to tell their complete story. It'd be hard not to be intrigued by what they've shown us so far" and perhaps just as importantly, what they have to show us yet. Evolution #1 is a rich piece of epic horror. Everyone should find out for themselves how great it is. Read Full Review

  • 8.3
    Geeked Out Nation - Jideobi Odunze Nov 15, 2017

    Evolution #1 kicks off the new global phenomenon that you don't want to sleep on. Some will tell you that you should welcome change, not fear it, but Evolution from the start will tell you that there is plenty to fear when you are talking about real change. The kind that will change every life forever. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Bastards - Cat Wyatt Nov 15, 2017

    Alright, I know I've probably talked your ear off about this issue as it is (Can you tell I love Lovecraft and anything that has even the smallest bit to do with it?) but I'd like to take a minute to talk about the artwork. I love that the artist did something slightly different from standard for graphic novels " the lines and edges aren't clean, sometimes they even give the illusion of cross hatching. I love this because it really helped to make the world seem more real, and as a bonus it stood out more on the shelves too. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Brazen Bull - Dave Robbins Nov 15, 2017

    Mystery and body horror abound in an Evolution that may mean the end of the world as we know it. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    ComicRelief Nov 12, 2017

    Fantastic first issue! We had the pleasure of getting advanced copies of the first 3 issues, and after 3 issues this series is a home run. Very solid writing and AMAZING art.

    Be sure to pick up a copy this coming Wednesday. You won't be disappointed.

  • 9.0
    Bill Blaze Nov 18, 2017

    This is a good first issue. There are some disturbing scenes and revelations right from the get go. The heavy line work gives it the added dark and gritty feel to round out this twisted book. Good stuff.

  • 10
    Valiant Son Jan 25, 2019

    This is a really strong first issue that effectively sets up the concept, poses questions and begins to deliver some answers. In many regards this is a model for other writers to refer to; often first issues pose questions, but to begin delivering answers as well, while still leaving plenty of interest for future issues is the mark of a writer of quality. The comic doesn’t suffer from the common problem of not really knowing what is going on.

    The use of multiple locations is also effective in establishing the scale of the evolution problem, and is deftly handled by writer and artist together. Despite the many threads to the plot, none of them feel under-developed, and characters feel real and interesting.

    The artwork more

  • 9.5
    TheImageIsStrong Nov 15, 2017

    Man really good. Highly recommended!

  • 9.0
    Wolf Warner Nov 27, 2017

    Excellent 1st Issue

  • 7.5
    Gizmo Nov 25, 2017

    The artwork lends well to the creep factor and a strong collaboration of writers makes this a promising new series.

  • 9.0
    Phil B. Nov 16, 2017

  • 8.0
    sovereignsfall18 Nov 20, 2017

  • 10
    Kitsilog Dec 6, 2017

  • 7.0
    Jabberwocky_Superfly Feb 22, 2018

  • 7.0
    Andrew May 12, 2019

  • 6.5
    Nobodyisemo Nov 30, 2017

  • 5.5
    KFuqua Nov 22, 2017

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