Black Stars Above, a masterful mix of folk horror and science fiction, is the tale of a young girl’s journey to discover herself and dark cosmic secrets.
Pandemics. Protests. Secret police. This was science fiction a few months ago. Just ask Heart Attack Volume 1 by Shawn Kittelsen and Eric Zawadzki.
In a world as complicated as ours, do the ends justify the means? Does the world need men willing to compromise their morality for the common good? These questions and more are considered in Lost Soldiers #1 by writer Ales Kot and artists Luca Casalanguida and Heather Moore as they seek to examine the consequences of actions.
X-Factor #1 sets up its premise and establishes a tone so expediently while still being an entertaining, complete story on its own.
Readers should prepare for an onslaught of Empyre tie-ins that begin in earnest with this week’s Lords of Empyre: Emperor Hulkling #1.