Ramsey rosso lived a lonely, sheltered life after discovering his curse as a child. A young robot struggling to stay alive in a universe where all androids have been outlawed and bounty hunters lurk on every planet. He controls it all, and is able to do whatever he wants, creatively, to give us a work of art that is truly his own. Well, i have to say, this is the best comic book packaging. All of the abuse is unpleasant to witness, but it isnt even the worst thing weve seen in this. The remaining species of the galaxy have banned robots totally, but tim21 may hold the secret to. Mar 04, 2015 descender is the best new comic book of 2015. Sony picks up jeff lemire comic descender exclusive. His work in the 2010s includes allnew hawkeye, extraordinary xmen, moon knight and old man logan for marvel, descender and plutona for image comics, and bloodshot reborn for valiant. Each book is then sealed in a protective mylar sleeve, labeled, and placed in a temperature controlled room. Newsweeks best comic books of 2018 2018, 2017, 2016.
Jun 21, 2017 descender continues to be a shockingly great scifi comic as orbital mechanics ratchets up the tension and the overall sympathy the reader feels for the characters. Mar 04, 2015 descender is a comic book that throws a lot at a reader in the first issue. Along with rick remender and brian k vaughn, jeff lemire is now a part of my mustread comic book creators triplet. Becoming a coroner of the ccpd coupled with his medical knowledge. February 14, 2007 the ability to leap tall buildings in a single bound used to be the stuff of comicbook fantasy. One of those comic book adventures you hope never gets translated to screen, for fear of. Dustin nguyens watercolours help to make the world feel unique and set descender apart from the majority of comic book art, however at times it can seem more like concept sketches than the finished art. Entertainment weekly young robot boy tim21 and his companions struggle to stay alive in a universe where all androids have been outlawed and bounty hunters lurk on every planet. In a world where all androids have been outlawed, one young robot fights for his life as bounty hunters pursue him relentlessly one planet at a time. The comic book is beautiful to look at and if the story can continue to engage and surprise then this will be a big hit. As such, weve decided to highlight a few beloved, critically acclaimed graphic novel series that have multiple trade paperback collections currently in print and. Find the value of the image comic descender volume 1. Feels like a story that asimov would have concocted. Amid hollywoods call, new descender comic book is his big picture for new comic descender, lemire sets his sights on what he says is important.
I almost forgot to mention though, there is 0 copies made, not. This third collection of the bestselling series by jeff lemire and 2016 eisner award winning artist dustin nguyen dives deep into the secret histories of each cast member with revelations that will propel young robot tim21s scifi adventure into dangerous. In march 2015, lemire launched descender, a creatorowned scifi series with art by. We also hope this data will encourage more professionals not to accept work that pays below certain standards. Imagine the universe of mass effect, bled dry of its small amounts of hope or optimism. I love drillers new friend mizerd and am scared for tesla and scared shitless of tim22. Drawn with just enough abstract to allow your mind to fill in the gaps. After the excitement of last issue, which managed to end the second arc on such a. Descender is a comic book series where humans perform an ethnic cleansing of robots. Newsweeks best comic books of 2018 2018, 2017, 2016 yalsas great graphic novels for teens 2015 nprs best books of the year your new scifi obsession is here, and its name is descender. Lemire is a master storyteller and is may just be the best person in comics for putting. Descender 2015 2018 from image comics league of comic geeks. Orbital mechanicsdescender continues to be my 2nd favorite scifi comic after saga, vol. I thought the pacing was excellent, especially since this was a few volumes into the story.
Published september 24th 2015 by image comics first published march 4th 2015. The watercolor artwork is beautiful as always and the story is fun. This controlled rate descender is an evacuation device with which a person fitted in a full arrest harness can descend on their own. Descender comic read descender comic online in high quality. Descender graphic novels d graphic novels graphic novels. Descender v3 by jeff lemire and dustin nguyen image comics. Mar 04, 2015 descender tells the story of a robot kid named tim21, his creator, and the crew that is sent to find him after he wakes up from a dormant 10year long sleep. Andy and tim21 it reads, with the signature in the. Jeff lemire born march 21, 1976 is a canadian cartoonist. One young robots struggle to stay alive in a universe where all androids have been outlawed and bounty hunters lurk on every planet. Tin stars is a new sciencefiction comic on image by jeff lemire and dustin nguyen the artist, not the karate guy from 21 jump street.
In a day, billions were killed and the ugc united galactic council, a speciesspanning government body, was left weakened. Dec 14, 2011 this is a useful article for both artists, and people looking to commissionbuy art, specifically in the realm of comics. A riproaring and heartfelt cosmic odyssey that pits humanity against machine, and world against world, to create a sprawling space opera from the creators of trillium. Read 3 descender volumes and the acsender one in a single day. This is a comic book series that will leave you dreaming and imagining yourself in this created world. Descender graphic novels, books, trade paperbacks and hardcovers published by image comics. Its not often you find a first issue that establishes a baseline then completely changes it, establishing a new baseline in the same issue. Descender is a space opera comic book about a young boy robot, tim21, who awakens from ten years of sleep mode to find a galaxy vastly changed. It tells the story of a robot who wakes up 10 years after a group of planetsized robots, the harvesters, have rampaged through the galaxy. You should all be reading these criminally underrated.
Enormous robots appeared over several key planets one day, making no communications before unleashing devastating attacks. If you happen to be a writer looking to hire an artist, or perhaps you are an artist whos been approached by someone looking to hire, its good to know what the sort of baseline is when you are deciding on how much to charge, or conversely, how much you can expect to pay. At any rate, sex criminals on the screen seems likely to heighten the. Descender and his familydrama graphic novels essex county both. Descender writer jeff lemire and artist dustin nguyen present descender, a space epic that pits man against machine. This creator has had success with comics like essex county, black hammer, descender, and even. We at io9 tend to cover a lot of comic book news, but there are a lot of smaller titles that, while not making headline news, are absolutely worth checking out and then telling all your friends. The oldest secret in the universe is revealed and descender will never be the same.
In a sense, descender is another sign that comic book creators and the comic book audience arent monolithic. Jeff lemire and dustin nguyen are true masters of storytelling, and boy oh boy, isnt the artwork just stellar. Jan 30, 2015 in a competitive bidding war, sony has picked up the movie rights to descender, an upcoming scifi comic written by jeff lemire and drawn by dustin nguyen josh bratman will produce the film with. This timeline shows the sheer scope of their scififantasy hybrid. January 25, 2019 in the upcoming ascender, jeff lemire and dustin nguyen present the next chapter of the thrilling epic that began with descender. But just because a book gets optioned doesnt mean a film will ever see the light of day.
A riproaring and heartfelt cosmic odyssey that pits humanity against machine, and world against world, to create a sprawling space opera from the creators of trillium, sweet tooth, and little gotham. Streets of gotham, this ongoing comic book series follows a young android named tim21 whos curious to find out why all robots were banned after some planet sized bots called harvesters nearly wiped out the galaxy. He is the author of titles including the essex county trilogy, sweet tooth, the nobody, and animal man. That and one hell of a creatorowned debut by nguyen, who looks like hes on the verge of taking his art to another level by taking it in a different direction. Image comics is known to set loose some very potential comic series. After selfpublishing the xeric awardwinning comic book lost dogs in 2005 via his ashtray press. The new series, set 10 years after the conclusion of descender, wont launch until 2019 the final issue of descender is released digitally and in comic book stores wednesday but heat. In this world, robots have sort of been outlawed during tims sleep, since during those ten years, every planet of the galaxy was confronted by a giantplanet sizedrobot, who attacked.379 782 1422 634 29 14 492 568 973 1500 39 300 954 1170 904 888 1047 374 337 506 975 1147 975 925 779 1369 1144 193 1476 558 1104 625 1362 703 1390 881 623 979 1186