partner-in-time, Neela, this whole time, and once she learns the truth their
relationship will be history! Literally! Join New York Times best-selling
creators Fred Van Lente & Clayton Henry for the epoch shattering conclusion
of our first (time)arc!
of last issue and becomes a character centric issue – as Neela tries to reverse
the events of the past and save someone who matters so much to her.
more interested in getting us invested in our Companion rather than the
sorry I mean Ivar, is encouraging, He’s barely in it at all, whilst the actions
of Neela take up our time, as we get to meet versions of herself at different
points of her journey throughout the issue.
played for lightweight comedy which undercuts the emotional intent at the end,
but it’s an enjoyable ride as you get to thinking how the different versions
she meets (amusingly, all which are drinking at the same bar at the same time)
interact with the scenarios that are presented on the page, or rather, which
adventures we miss out on.
low point. The series so far has been average at best on that front, but
compensated by throwing engaging and exciting visuals that kept us entertained.
However, there were some panels where perspective was completely off, with
Neela being taller than the car she was stepping out of, different Neela’s
being different sizes to one another and her being completely out of proportion
to nearby objects. I’m not usually someone who cares about that too much as
long as the tale is enjoyable, but the quasi realistic art style the comic is
going for meant that those errors really stood out.
story beats not quite landing and the artwork being noticeably poor that even I
was momentarily pulled out of my enjoyment of it. It’s not the worst comic and
I do understand that the pressures of producing a comic on a regular basis can
issue has more care taken on it. Given what happens on the last page, I can
only imagine there will be.