An epic SF war story spanning space and time, The Forever War explores one soldier’s experience caught up in the brutal machinery of a war that reaches across the stars.
I’m a sucker for retro sci-fi – anything from the bright, optimistic Atomic Era of the 50’s to the disillusioned, pre-Cyberpunk stuff of the 70’s. The Forever War falls in to the latter category. A brilliant graphic adaptation of Joe Haldeman’s 1974 novel, TFW maintains the look and feel of 70’s sci-fi movies, from the weirdly impoverished space technology to the graininess of the visuals. You can almost hear HAL9000 whispering, “I can’t do that, Dave.”
The visuals are indeed grainy, with loose linework, washed-out colors, and abstracted faces; I had to check the date of publishing to make sure it wasn...Read More