Daily Archives July 14, 2017

Jem and the Holograms: Infinite #1

Writer: Kelly Thompson
Art: Jenn St-Onge
Colors & Lettering for Lyrics: M. Victoria Robado
Letters: Shawn Lee
Publisher: IDW Publishing

Jem and the Holograms are told they are needed in the future, where the technology used for Synergy in the present is used for wrong. While going through a portal, The Misfits find them and want to know what’s up and go through. The Holograms and Misfits are transported into a world where Jem has almost a god like worship of the rich 1% of the population. Techrat, the person who transported the two groups, needs the help from the Holograms. The technology that created Synergy has unbalanced the future. The Misfits have their own agenda however.

I will not conceal my love of Kelly Thompson’s writing for Jem and The Holograms and The Misfits...

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Samaritan Veritas #2

Writer: Matt Hawkins
Artist: Atilio Rojo
Publisher: Image

Samaritan Veritas #2 picks up with Samaritan and her team of mercenaries kidnapping the one man who might have dirt on President McKitrick so they can humiliate him and put him in prison before killing him, making sure he doesn’t die a martyr. The action is kicked up a notch, and things within the FBI start to become complicated as they realize the search for Samaritan might not be as easy as they originally thought.

The supporting cast is fleshed out just a bit as there’s more of a focus placed on the mercenary group working with Samaritan. It’s a little unclear if they’re motivated by ideology or just profit, but there’s a brief scene between Samaritan and Lando, and we follow Picard for a good portion of this issue...

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