Beginning Uber #1 With A Bang

Posted by May 8, 2013 Comment

Uber #1 is a relatively slow book, at least to begin with. People stand around, talking a lot. Some of them talk a lot on a motorbike.

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Some behind a desk.

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Some on a bridge.

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Kieron Gillen is a real master of dialogue on the comic book page now, and this comic shows it off better than his recent Marvel work.

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Of course two thirds in, everything changes, things start kicking and exploding, in quite horrible and disgusting fashion, but it’s important to get people to that point, knowing the kind of thing that might be coming.

So how to begin? Well, like this.

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Is it too soon to call this comic the New Marvelman? I’m getting some serious issue 15 vibes from this…

 

Advance copies have already sold from $7 to $10 on eBay. Run for this one.

 

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