New Romancer #2

New Romancer #2

Writer: Peter Milligan Artist: Brett Parson Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: January 13, 2016 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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No sooner had incorrigible romantic and brilliant coder Lexy Ryan been united with her long-dead dream loverpoet Lord Byronthen she lost him again. Now, while Lexy searches for the famous rhymer and the New Romancer dating site teeters on the brink of oblivion, Lexys beautiful but dangerous successor at Incubator takes an unhealthy interest in the libertine Lord. Meanwhile, a crazed Casanova seeks a perverse type of love in Silicon ValleyVivid 21st century pop occultism, redolent and ripe with the romance and horror of prime Vertigo.Kieron Gillen, writer of The Wicked + The Divine

  • 9.0
    Word Of The Nerd - Zina Hutton Jan 15, 2016

    I desperately need more of this book. I need to see what happens next and what Casanova has planned. I don't yet care that much about the creepy tech company or Lexy's dad, but if we can find out more about them, I'll be excited. It's a really great second issue and I need anyone with an interest in history and science fiction should pick it up while it's good and early. Read Full Review

  • 7.3
    Graphic Policy - Logan Dalton Jan 14, 2016

    New Romancer #2 has an infectious, chaotic energy especially when Casanova or Lord Byron show up on the panel, and Milligan keep things relatable through the character of Lexy, who is having difficulties finding true love because of her idiosyncrasies and just how damn hard 21st century dating is for a twentysomething. Brett Parson also draws some funny facial expressions and gestures to along with Milligan's wacky wit. Even though it often doesn't know if it wants to be a romance, comedy, or serious exploration of relationships, New Romancer #2 is a pretty fun and unique read, especially with the promise of a face-off between Casanova and Lord Byron in the next issue. Read Full Review

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