So, my wife has decreed (and I agreed) we should sit down with the kids and read for half an hour a day*, from 7:00pm to 7:30pm. Not too much, right? Oddly it’s just about enough time to get through a graphic novel, so I figure since my tsundoku has gotten redonculous, I can start there.
(* It remains to be seen whether we’ll do this beyond one day, but my youngest loved the idea, and my eldest moaned about it wasting computer time – so it’s win/win)
Ok, first book up in the unread pile is Prophet Remission 1.
This collects the Image Prophet series issues #21-26. Though really, it’s more of an entire rethought reboot that bares very little relation (barring name and probably some visual ideas) from the previous Rob Leifeld created generic Captain America/Super Solider idea.
It’s pretty great. I mean, it ticks all my future-war-fetish boxes, right down to list of equipment, bizarre future tech and weird alien customs. Great artwork throughout, and while the initial story sort of opens up the premise of a kind of Story of the week format (which would’ve itself been great) the final episode in this book adds a new dimension that could see things run entirely differently.
I loved it. I think it’s pretty much right up your street if you’re a 2000AD fan, mixing the future war of Rogue Trooper, with Bellardenelli style weirdness.
You can buy it here and I can’t recommend it enough.