Review: SPACEMAN by Azzarello & Risso
There is an engaging unfolding of Orson’s world in this first issue of Spaceman. He dreams of his past life as a member of the United States space program and awakes to his current life on a greatly changed Earth.
9 ISSUE MINI-SERIES
LIKELY TO INSPIRE:
Mind Blowing, Head Scratching, Enjoyment
Oscar is a man of few words and deep emotions. His Ape like appearance hints at a possible genetic modification, and his priorities revolve around obtaining credits to feed his habits: a virtural lover and chemical relaxants.
While on a salvage job he finds his normal routines shaken when he rescues a young girl who has recentlybeen abducted.
Art and Story really meld in this first issue to give the reader an enjoyable experience. There is a lot that isn’t really explained yet in regards to Oscars past , but for a first issue, the book really entertains and leaves you wanting more. Azzarello as usual has created a very intriguing book, I’m really excited to see where he goes with it.
Risso and the coloring team do an amazing job at creating a futuristic atmosphere as well as the expressing the decay of Oscar’s current society as a whole.
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