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REVIEW: Chronology Xero #1

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REVIEW: Chronology Xero #1

Book Title: Chronology Xero #1

Book Description: A former Nazi General named Abboc, now a drug dealer, is very upset with Xero because he interferes with his business. To calm his anger, he summons the best bounty hunters in the country and promises them a millionaire pay. In a bar, a group of young neo-Nazis gets violent with other submissive boys and Alejandro confronts them. After the brawl, on the way home, Alejandro listens through his powers to some drug dealers. Now turned into Xero he reduces them and ties them upside down, but he is far from finishing his night.

Book Author: John Curio

Book Format: Paperback

Publisher - Orgnization: UMC Comics

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Illustrator: Nicolas Giacondino

  • Story
    (3.8)
  • Interior Art
    (3.3)
  • Cover Art
    (3.5)
  • Dialogue
    (3.7)
  • Mechanics
    (3.4)
  • Editing
    (3.2)
3.5

Summary

This book, for its first issue, has a remarkably interesting idea- Nazis drug dealers as the main antagonistsBut I do have some issues with the book. I know that the idea for a superhero book having its first issue be an origin story is repetitive at this point but as a reader, I wanted to care about the protagonist and have at least some of the questions answered. Why do the Nazis have such an increase in power? Why does Xero want to fight Nazis other than they are Nazis? I also do not know who the audience this book is for? There is some cursing in the book which I am fine with but when Xero is fighting bad guys, he is cracking jokes about them which is fine, but it tackles hard subjects with Neo Nazism and drugs, yet I have a feeling like it is trying to be campy. The art is fine really, nothing too special about it. I love the banter and chemistry between the characters that is important. I would like to have more world-building in this issue to understand why there are superpowered beings about along with Nazis like as thrown away exposition but other than that it is fine.

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