Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom #2
After last issue’s quick somewhat messy intro, now we get to the action. Today I will be reviewing Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom #2. Please leave me a comment and let me know what you think.
So let’s talk about the book. Picking up where last issue left off, Solar confronts Pickerel, the author, and warns him not to create any more thought creatures. Pickerel, however, is not about to give his ability up and does create two new beings. One consciously and one subconsciously. Meanwhile, the first two creations escape and wreak a little havoc but Solar stops them and lets them go in peace with a promise to cause no harm. Then he is forced to confront Pickerel’s second creation, the god-like Moloch. And that’s the book.
So let’s talk opinions. Something doesn’t feel right. Maybe I’m too hung up on Valiant and the really cool universe that it was. Maybe its the plain, non-super powered enemies. (Serious enemies, like Master Darque was, not these petty muscle bound monsters.) The story feels stretched and simplified. Too much jumping around and not enough focus. I’m still on board for next issue but Mr. Shooter really needs to give me something to keep me hooked or I’m afraid that this series will be removed from my pull list soon. Artistically, this book is strong. Clean visuals and nice action sequences. There is even a touch of humor infused in this issue which is always a nice touch to a book. Overall, I say hang in there. If I know Shooter, it will get better. That’s my opinion folks. Take it or leave it.
A COMIC BOOK BLOG RATING
|great art. lots of action.||not sure how to explain it but something is wrong with the story. It feels choppy.|