Review: “DIE”

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Release date: December 5, 2018
Publisher: Image
Genre: Fantasy

Descriptions

“DIE is a pitch-black fantasy where a group of forty-something adults have to deal with the returning unearthly horror they barely survived as teenage role-players. If Kieron’s in a rush, he describes it as “Goth Jumanji.” That only captures a sliver of what you’ll find in oversized debut issue—where fantasy gets all too real.” (via Comixology)

 

My Thoughts

PullList_DIE-coverIf you have even a vague conception of the contemporary comics scene, you should know how awesome Kieron Gillen is. From plot to pacing to character development, Gillen pushes them all to the edge. DIE expands slowly then all at once as Ash tells four stories simultaneously: what happened before they fell into Die, what happened during their years there, what happened after they returned to the real world, and what’s happens when they’re yanked back in. They aren’t the same as they once were, and neither is Die…

For the rest of my review, head over to Tor.com.

 

Do the world a favor and buy these from an indie comic book store or borrow it from your local public library.

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