J.G. Birdsall (writing, conception), Thomas Garbarini (illustrations)
In the near future, Earth is devastated by a chain of cataclysmic events leading to a pandemic collapse of governments. The human race narrowly escapes Earth with technology amassed by mega-corporations, and colonizes Mars and Venus. As Venus becomes home to the working class, and Mars the seat of power, long-running political and cultural clashes return. Talk of revolution permeates the ether. Humankind finds itself once again at the crossroads of extinction as… VENUS RISES.
This issue introduces two sets of characters: First, some of the Shirokawa Company on Mars, focusing on one man who seemingly wants to get off of Mars, though the planet is painted as some sort of utopia to those who don’t live there...Read More