Friendo #1
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Friendo #1

Writer: Alex Paknadel Artist: Martin Simmonds Publisher: Vault Comics Release Date: September 26, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 1
8.5Critic Rating
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Leo wasn't allowed toys as a kid, but now that he's all grown up he's going to take yours. He used to play by the rules, but then governments and corporations set fire to the rules and still expected him to behave. He probably would have if it hadn't been for his new friend Jerry. See, Jerry isn't human; he's a personalised marketing VR... and he's malfunctioning. Unhinged ultraviolence from Alex Paknadel (Arcadia) and Martin Simmonds (Punks Not Dead).

  • 9.0
    Outright Geekery - Christa Harader Aug 19, 2018

    Friendo #1 runs fast, fun and slick - everything a not-too-distant L.A. future promises. Read Full Review

  • 8.9
    Heroes Direct - Eammon Jacobs Aug 17, 2018

    This is only the start of Friendo, and we get the feeling that the relationship between leo and Jerry is going to be fascinating to dive into. If Jerry is an A.I. gone wrong, what kind of dastardly plans will Leo become embroiled in? Will he use Jerry to make his life better or to wreak havoc on the consumer-centric world? Safe to say, we're very excited to see where this story goes. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Batman's Bookcase - Zack Quaintance Aug 20, 2018

    Friendo is a solid debut comic rooted in smart extrapolations of ongoing societal concerns. This is a book that gives itself so many intriguing possibilities to play with as it moves forward. The rate of ideas here is almost staggering, and Im excited to see where the creative team ultimately takes it. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Gary Moloney Sep 10, 2018

    Gorgeous. Funny. Thought-Provoking. Friendo is an incredibly multi-layered book that's readability is only surpassed by its re-readability. Read Full Review

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