In a near-future where reality TV is king, J2 is the next big thing. DNA from the Shroud of Turin is supposedly used to create a clone of Jesus Christ and his childhood will be broadcast live to the masses. Some see it as the Second Coming and others as an abomination, but the nation is enthralled by the young Chris. Under constant scrutiny and pressure, Chris, the Jesus clone, eventually rebels …
Jonathan Hickman and Nick Pitarra are crafting a story of insanity and science the features some of the greatest scientific minds of the 20th century, or at least versions of them. Einstein, Feynman, Von Braun, and more are present as the famed group behind the atomic bomb delves into more nefarious and otherworldly technology, like wormholes, death Buddhist powered teleportation, and the first artificial intelligence, that of FDR.
Ken Garing is an artist and comic creator based in California. The first issue of his sci-fi comic miniseries Planetoid was published by Image Comics in June 2012, and Garing writes, draws, colors, and letters each issue of Planetoid. Planetoid marks his first published comic work. Planetoid follows Silas, a smuggler, as he’s stranded on a planetoid when his ship crashes and his fight for survival in the strange world that he now finds himself in.
If Avengers #1 was essentially Jonathan Hickman laying out his ambitious ideas for the series, then issue two is where Hickman explains his thought process behind it. Not only do we see how Tony Stark and Steve Rogers went about building a bigger and better Avengers team, we’re given a better look at Ex Nihlo and his plans for Earth. With this and some of the previous issue’s problems resolved, Avengers #2 should have been a clear winner.
Spoiler Alert: I will be discussing some of the details from the recently released copy of The Amazing Spider-Man #700. If you have not read it, I recommend you do …
Superherologist Travis Langley, author of Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight asks, “What can a god-like extraterrestrial teach real humans?” Can you in any way live up to the example set by a strange visitor from another planet, a man who’s faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound?