Thursday, December 02, 2010

CBR Review: Supergod #5

I recently reviewed Supergod #5 for CBR and, in the process, wrote the following sentences: "It’s difficult to think about Supergod #5 completely on its own, divorced from the four issues that preceded it. The conclusion of the story -- one long monologue delivered by Simon Reddin, a British scientist who worked on their post-human program -- relies so much on following through with ideas set up previously. With all of the post-human creations loose and converging in India where Krishna has remade India, 90% of its population is killed in order to save the country, and that leads to the apocalyptic scenario we’ve seen in the background of Reddin’s communications. More than that, the point is to see how Ellis’s conception of these post-human creations plays out. What insights into their thinking are we given and what does that mean for superhero comics?"

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