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Deadenders: Stealing the Sun, by Warren Pleece, Ed Brubaker, Richard Case

rmgebhardt's review

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3.0

If not for the rush job at the end (because it was cancelled) and the odd mish-mash, back-and-forth with genres, this could have been truly great. The post-apocalyptic world was interesting and well developed. Some of the weird sci-fi concepts were neat. The art was an interesting throwback style to Jack Kirby golden age styles mixed with some Archie Comics pieces. But the characterizations were often one-note and flat, and the main character was a grade-A douchebag that I couldn't connect with at all and constantly questioned why anyone ever even gave him the time of day.

This is a long read, but worth it if you like dystopian narratives and can get past some of the annoying characters.
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