In the aftermath of an alien invasion, a prototype military robot is rushed into the field before it is combat-ready. Now, attached to a group of survivors, it studies them to learn what it means to be human. Will it come to see humanity as worthy, or will it conclude that the human race isn’t worth saving at all?
Mechanism is a really odd comic, and I’m not sure what I think about it.
Its theme is a difficult one: would the earth be better off without humans, or at least a decreased population? Few stories are willing to ask that question, and I like the philosophical bravery. This comic also has a strong sense of visual style, and there are sequences of a great “robot migration” that are amazingly cinematic.
Unfortunately, the visuals were created using cheap CGI, and the human ...Read More