Throughout the New 52 launch the majority of the focus has been on the usual heroes but that is all about to change as they are finally bringing the New Gods to the forefront with the new series based on Jack Kirby’s characters Infinity Man and the Forever People from creators Keith Giffen and Dan Didio.
The series follows four of the best students from New Genesis who arrive on Earth to study and aid in the advancement of humanity, but they soon discover a darker purpose to their mission: a threat so great that it may bring the multiverse itself to its knees and the only thing that stands between them and total destruction is the mysterious entity known as the Infinity Man! To get Kirby’s New Gods in a new series is exciting enough, but to see the artwork that brings a Kirby-esque look along with it makes for something special. The book jumps right into things with little explaination allowing readers to grow with the story and new readers to meet these characters for the first time. This is far from an action packed issue, but instead lets the story build using not only the classic look of the art, but also the general layout of the entire issue making for something both original and old school like nothing else out there.
Obviously this book is going to be a must have for any of the Kirby/New Gods fans, but those new to the party are likely to really dig it as well as it is something different that is sure to mix things up a bit in the DC Universe.
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