Daily Archives July 23, 2018

Aphrodite V #1

Writer: Bryan Hill

Artist: Jeff Spokes

Letterer: Troy Peteri

Publisher: Image Comics, Inc.

Synopsis: What if a machine developed its own consciousness, while also being beautiful and deadly? Aphrodite V takes place in the near future as Martin “a gay black billionaire with a 195 I.Q.” makes his pitch to the Los Angeles mayor on a plan to keep the city safe. It ends with Martin coming across more than he expected when he meets Aphrodite V and learns her back story.

Review:  The first glance at the artwork made me think of the dark boldness that I have become accustomed to seeing in more serious or horror comics. That, mixed with a political beginning and I confess that I had my doubts for a few seconds. But, only a few seconds...

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