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Jan's Atomic Heart

4.03 of 5 stars 4.03  ·  rating details  ·  29 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Paperback, 56 pages
Published June 2009 by New Reliable Press (first published January 1st 2009)
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Tippy Jackson
OOOohhh. Well done twist for such a short comic. Very cool artwork and clear world building.
Jan's Atomic Heart is something I stumbled on quite by accident in my local comic book shop, and I'm glad I did. This short work by Simon Roy recalls the best days of Heavy Metal magazine in the 70's and 80's, before it degenerated into sci-fi porn. Moreover, Roy's watercolor-based technique, somewhat reminiscent of the Italian creator Gipi, is dense, beautiful, and surprisingly effective even when printed in black-and-white (I'm guessing that the original pages were probably full-color). If the ...more
Corinna Bechko
Nicely told tale full of pathos and nifty sci-fi ideas with a stinger of a twist ending. Happily, the book is exactly the right size for the story it contains, which is not an easy thing to achieve. Well worth the price of admission.
Trey Jackson
Excellent slice of futuristic realism. In a very short space, we get a fully lived-in world, a couple of interesting relationships, and a well-told story. Yeah, really good stuff.
Justin Unrau
cool little sf tale about a guy in an exo suit while his body gets healed after an accident.
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