the first few pages are a recap, cuz it’s been a loooong time since I read Wild Storm #6. Even if it wasn’t, having
characters and events boiled down into single sentences is helpful.
than extracting an opposing agent from an orbital space station, there’s less
action and more exposition in this issue. Nevertheless, it’s still somewhat
vague as to who the good guys and who the bad guys might be. Suffice to say it’s
all shades of gray, with some people on one side “gooder” than others, or
badder than others, depending on one’s personal moral basement.
may have said this before (and I’m too lazy to go look), but this story is
probably best read in one entire sitting, rather than one chapter each month.
It can sometimes be a challenge to remember when/where we saw various members
of the ensemble cast. Perhaps Ellis is hoping it will be picked up as series
for Netflix, or maybe a movie.
never a good strategy for writing comic books. It’s its own entity, with it own
pitfalls and advantages. Yes, sequential storytelling does share similarities
between comics, film, etc. Writing for one format to be executed in another is,
in my opinion, setting oneself up for failure. It’s not often I recommend
waiting for the trade, but this may be one of them.