Monday, June 06, 2011

CBR Review: Halcyon #5

I recently reviewed Halcyon #5 for CBR and, in the process, wrote the following sentences: "What began as a clever concept about what superheroes would do in a world with no violence, no aggression, and no need for them, ended as a much different story about a man becoming his own worst enemy. To go from something so big to something so focused and personal is surprising and, when it hits, it hits hard. However, how it works within the context of the entire story is questionable. The ending of Halcyon #5 is an unexpected treat, albeit one that doesn’t retroactively make the story better. It merely highlights the flaws in how the story was structured and built."

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