The Long Con #8

Writer: Dylan Meconis, Ben Coleman Artist: Emilee Denich Publisher: Oni Press Release Date: April 10, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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Flix Bixby has always had a chip on his shoulder... specifically, Midshipman "Chip" Nimitz, the spunky wunderkind he played on SkylarksMAX. So it's no surprise when a cult obsessed with his performance kidnaps Flix and Dez, and he becomes a bargaining chip in their high-stakes canon purity trial. When a challenger enters the courtroom, Flix must fight to save his life's work from being written out of the timeline... or let the chips fall where they may. Meanwhile, Dez chips away at an escape plan with a little help from some of her favorite Afrofuturist lesbian space-angels....

  • 9.0
    But Why Tho? - Charles Hartford Apr 12, 2019

    This comic continues to be both a thoroughly enjoyable read, as well as an important look at what is the geek culture many of us have come to love/hate. I have an ever-growing appreciation for what the creative team continues to craft within these pages, and can only hope that the continuing adventures within The Long Conprove to be as entertaining, and relevant, as what has come before. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Horror DNA - James Ferguson Apr 24, 2019

    The Long Con is more than a little absurd, but it never stops being fun. It plays with the sillier aspects of fandom without making fun of it. Instead, it shows how ridiculous some of us can be when we obsess over the minute details of our favorite franchises. Are these things really worth coming to blows over? In this case, where the convention has become the entire world for thousands of fans, it might be. Read Full Review

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