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Review: Black Summer

User Review  - Jukka Kuva - Goodreads

Black Summer is a seven-and-a-half issue miniseries about a group of technically modified people who are basically superheroes. John Horus, most powerful of them, kills the president to make the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Peacegal - Goodreads

The artwork is simply incredible...and also very gory. The story and the questions it raised were thought-provoking. Read full review

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User Review  - Phillip Berrie - Goodreads

Not particularly impressed. The story was okay, but I can't help but think that these technology enhanced super-beings could have been kept under control (or permanently disabled) with some sort of ... Read full review

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User Review  - SMM Lindström - Goodreads

What happens when superheroes get too jaded? Explosions and a lot of blood. This story was a very interesting take on the question "where and when should superheroes take action?" The plot held my ... Read full review

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User Review  - Scotto Moore - Goodreads

i'm kind of surprised people enjoy the artwork in this one - i regularly spent pages at a time wondering WTF was happening because juan jose ryp's style devolved into massive bloody squiggles that ... Read full review

Review: Black Summer

User Review  - Dann - Goodreads

Ellis's Black Summer was wonderful to read. Though not as groundbreaking as Moore's Watchmen, a deconstruction of the superhero is always a welcome concept to me. I like Ellis' notion of 'what makes a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Simon Billinton - Goodreads

A good story, fantastic art and design but didn't go deep enough into the subject matter of individual action against political systems. Plus, the 'Guns' antagonism with each other is never adequately ... Read full review

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User Review  - Stephen T Brophy - Goodreads

Excellent surprise. I hadn't even heard of this, and having recently read all of Planetary, I've been eager for more of Ellis at his best. Though Ellis and Garth Ennis often get lumped in with the ... Read full review

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User Review  - William Adams - Goodreads

Warren Ellis still hates superheroes! Ellis has always possessed a gift for portraying the real-world consequences that occur when super-powered individuals who seek to transcend the law become a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Peter Tupper - Goodreads

If you view Black Summer as part of Ellis' triptych of superhero deconstruction that includes No Hero and Supergod, then this is definitely the best of the three. Unlike No Hero's The Front Line ... Read full review


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