The best-selling Aspen series from creator Siya Oum returns! In the epic first volume, the tough-minded Lola learned the brutal reality of the apocalypse within the confines of the ruthless Wasteland Trading Company led by the treacherous Edgar and his posse! However, the true challenge lies ahead, as her desire to be reunited with her lost parents still burns greater than ever!
I know that I can’t keep up with every comic I come across, but this one surprises me. Not only is it a post-apocalyptic title, but it’s also from a creator I like a lot. Whatever reasons aside, I was more than happy to open up the first issue in volume two of Lola XOXO.
Since the first volume, Lola has moved onto a free life with a band of fellow escapees, albeit with bounties on their heads. Making their way to Artemis TX, they enjoy some relaxation and partying, until they realize Edgar has tracked them down. Amidst the chaos of fighting, an even greater threat shows up, cornering Lola, Edgar and a young boy they are after.
Along with the story itself, I was just as anxious to have a chance to see more of Siya Oum’s artwork. If somehow you’ve never had the pleasure, I can’t even do it justice by describing how beautiful it is. Every bit of the art is treated with just as much detail and care and it’s so nice to follow along.
Like so many other books I fall behind on, I’d really like to try and fill in the gaps on this one. A lot seems to have happened since volume one and it looks like a lot is ahead. Don’t wait until the apocalypse to try and get this book and make sure to hold onto it until then.
For more information on Lola XOXO, check out Aspen Comics.
Geek-o-Rama received a copy of this book for the purpose of this review. All thoughts, comments and opinions are those of the individual reviewer.