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REVIEW: Icarus Metro #1

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REVIEW: Icarus Metro #1

Book Title: Icarus Metro #1

Book Description: Icarus Metro: Book of Proxy is an aggressive dramatic action story for all ages. The story follows Simone Stone, a paranormal Spellcaster, and Jasmine Day, Director of Parahuman Affairs of Icarus Metro. Simone Stone and Jasmine Day unpack and heal from past trauma as they battle against two paranormal humans seeking revenge. This is Icarus Metro #1.

Book Author: Calvin Chambers

Book Format: Paperback

Publisher - Orgnization: Innovative Dream

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Illustrator: Danial Caval

  • Story
    (4)
  • Interior Art
    (3.5)
  • Cover Art
    (3.7)
  • Dialogue
    (3.9)
  • Mechanics
    (3.5)
  • Editing
    (3.2)
3.6

Summary

I just read this, and I must say it has potential here. This reminds me of Deadman from Justice League Dark, and this is as if Ghostbusters became superheroes. Now, unlike for a beginning issue, this is not an origin story but a day in the life of our main character type story. There is a lot of world-building of both the characters and the overall arcing story which I admire and cannot wait to see more of. My expectations for the book were subverted and it does not seem to be a long-drawn-out story from that issue. Which works for me a bit. I will say that some of the emotional beats felt a bit rushed for the story and if the author wants us to feel these moments, I do not think that they must be all in one issue. The art is nothing too special to admire but it is ok. Overall, this is an enjoyable read. 

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