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Made in Korea #1

Writer: Jeremy Holt Artist: George Schall Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: May 26, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 5
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A QUICKSTART GUIDE FOR YOUR PROXY
STEP 1: Remove box.
STEP 2: Power on.
STEP 3: Raise your child.

For Jesse, the world's first true A.I. system, growing up means learning to think outside the box. This exciting new six-issue miniseries will redefine what it means to be a family in an age when biological parenthood is no longer a reality.

  • 10
    Graphic Policy - Ricardo Denis May 11, 2021

    Made in Korea packs a lot into its first issue. The six-issue miniseries is ambitious and expansive, worthy of the topic it settled on. There's something lurking in its pages that looks like it'll blow up in later issues concerning the questions that come with adopting a child among couples that can't conceive. Just how much that'll figure in the story remains to be seen, but what's here is already enough to make for an exceptional comic. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Comics Bookcase - Zack Quaintance May 26, 2021

    Made In Korea #1 is the best type of science fiction. It is quiet, relatable, and deeply human. This is a confident and polished comic with an intriguing story to tell, and it gets my full recommendation. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AIPT - Justin Harrison May 26, 2021

    Made in Korea gets off to a compelling start with this impeccably crafted first issue. I'm very excited to see where Schall and Holt will take the book next. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Nine Panel Press - Hank Rea May 29, 2021

    'Made in Korea' #1 is an involving story not dependent on spectacle but ideas and human nature. It's a science-fiction story built on emotions and wants. What this all means after issue one, only the creators know, but readers will get sucked into the story of a family made whole by the questionable methods of a man with his own agenda. This is the stuff of Philip K. Dick, a quiet triumph, and should not be missed.  Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    ComicBook.com - Evan Valentine May 26, 2021

    Made In Korea is a fantastic opening salvo by Image and I look forward to seeing where the series goes. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Impulse Gamer - Tim Chuma Apr 27, 2021

    It does seem like an interesting enough story and worth a look if you are into this type of series. I would have a look at it first before you jump into the series though. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Major Spoilers - Robert Mammone May 30, 2021

    Fertility rates are falling and the proxies are on the rise as a means to help fill the gap. An appealing husband and wife team fall in love with their gifted proxy, while her creator in South Korea is about to discover what crossing the bosses really means. Read Full Review

  • 7.9
    Multiversity Comics - Matthew Blair May 28, 2021

    The overall plot has some pacing issues, but the small and quiet moments make the book worth reading. Read Full Review

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