Review: Crashing #1
When you have to carry the world on your shoulders, you sometimes feel like you’re all alone. It’s hard enough that life throws haymakers at you, but you also have to deal with things you don’t like to do. Many people don’t like their jobs, and many regret the choices they’ve made in life that stick with them.
People who are crushed under that pressure are more common than most would admit. It this those who carry their water regardless of the weight that everyone admires. It is their fortitude that we look for the hidden secrets to. In Crashing #1, we find one such protagonist who must, in essence, save the world.
We meet Rose Osler, a a doctor who specializes in patients with super powers, and we catch her on one such day, when everything has gone awry. The reader soon finds out about her back story, where she had a hard home life, was a drug addict and have a hard time maintaining relationships. Her current home life is in even worst shape as she lies to her husband. By the issue’s end, we find out that she runs an underground clinic with a twist to who the patients are.
Overall, Crashing #1 is an interesting premise that struggles to get on its feet in its debut. The story by Klein is intriguing. The art by the creative team is amazing. Altogether, despites a few stumbling blocks, the story shows some real promise.
Story: Matthew Klein Art: Morgan Beem
Color: Triona Farrell Letterer: Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou
Story: 8.0 Art: 8.0 Overall: 8.0 Recommendation: Buy
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