This issue does a nice job of integrating a bit of Matt’s pre-pandemic life into the story and gives us a glimpse of where the pandemic probably all began. Make note of who is in this scene, as I suspect there’s a clue here. Ms. Nappi does a great job of setting up potential suspects without giving away who is behind it all. I particularly enjoyed the paneling and pacing, especially the flashbacks where the panel lines were curved and flowed around the page. Visually, it made the scenes softer and more accessible, offsetting the angular and rigid lines of the harsh present-day world.
My hands-down favorite minor character is the robotic SWAT dog. Can we see more of it? Now off to read issue four.
Creative Team: Karla Nappi (writer), Marianna Strychowska (artist), Carlos M. Mangual (letterer), Leila del Duca (linework), Owen Gieni (colorist)
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