^ nice, that's on my wish list, but after I read The Incal I think.
Finished the first Red Star hardcover.
umm, well I am keen to get the second book because it got very compelling in the last couple of issues here, and quite affecting too at one point.
But it's a fairly flawed experience and one i'd be weary to recommend. The story is uneven and imo needed a firm editor or influencer to cut some of it's indulgences, bridge some of the holes and maybe improve the rhythm a little. The design basically shares the same problem, I love a good splash page but it gets tiring to read (and navigate) page after page and at times makes it feel almost pretentious. And the Art, yep once again, seemingly suffers the same lack of objective review with most of the traditional artwork looking fantastic and some .... really not. I like the organic, pencilly/painterly textured style, but when it misses the mark it really makes it look like a work in progress or 'just a draft'.
The story really is a worthy and fascinating premise though, well beyond the expectations I'd have from what is also a video game universe. I'm still undecided on whether the mixed media is a success though. I hope the second volume builds on it's strengths.