May the Force be with you!

Descender Vol. 6: The Machine WarDescender Vol. 6: The Machine War by Jeff Lemire
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The beginning of this last volume starts with major backstory. We find out, how the humans discovered the tech to start building bots, drones et cetera.

Switching back to the present day, the plot does not fully make sense to me. Why did machinekind warn humans ten years ago, but then not follow through? That‘s a fairly big plot hole right there. Regardless, it was a good volume.

I liked the ending. Was it a great ending? Did the story develop in a satisfying way? I am not actually sure. It all worked, loose ends were tied, there was suspense and excitement and sorrow, it definitely had its moments…

Excellent art.

P.S.: Did anyone else feel the reawakening of the Force?

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Excellent continuation of the series

Descender, Vol. 4: Orbital MechanicsDescender, Vol. 4: Orbital Mechanics by Jeff Lemire
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Very good volume. Suspenseful, with some nail-biting sequences.

The first chapter has an interesting way of telling the story. It picks up right where the cliffhanger in the last issue left off. Each plotline has one page-wide panel per page, so you end up reading them in parallel.

We get to see a new Tim.

Seatbelts, people! Get some seatbelts! Has Star Trek taught you nothing? Nice Dune-inspired you-know-what, btw.

Some unnerving stuff happening in chapter two. I feared as much…

Chapter four… new planet and Driller does a Hulk-impersonation…



(No, this is not it. This is more of a Yoda-moment…)

This volume is quite a rollercoaster of oh-shit-moments! Fabulous ending, worthy of a Hollywood blockbuster.

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