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Gatecrasher Volume 1: Ring of Fire

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Unbeknownst to the human race, a great and terrible evil threatens to engulf the earth. Enter college freshman Alec Wagner - the "Gatecrasher" - a somewhat reluctant member of a covert brigade of warriors dedicated to protecting Earth. As sole possessor of the ability to predict the opening of inter-dimensional gates, Alec assumes nearly overwhelming responsibility for his ...more
Paperback, 104 pages
Published August 7th 2012 by Image Comics (first published January 1st 2000)
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Sam Quixote
Jun 23, 2013 Sam Quixote rated it it was ok
Gatecrasher is a mix of Stargate and Starship Troopers, two average sci-fi movies, that ends up reading like a below average comic. Which is quite surprising considering the talents involved - Mark Waid and Jimmy Paliotti writing and Amanda Connor drawing.

Alec Wagner is a young dude who’s half human and half alien (I think, it’s not clear) dating a hot high school senior (there’s a subplot about the two attending her senior prom that’s just terrible) but he’s also a member of a covert special o
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Keya
Aug 24, 2012 Keya rated it really liked it
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It's a Palmiotti/Conner book with Mark Waid as a bonus. If you're fan of any of those people, you'll like the book. It's a fun and light scifi romp. Even with my diehard fandom of Conner and Palmiotti I was a bit hesitant to pick the book up since scifi comics and I don't usually mesh, but I'm glad I did, it was worth the buy.
Jacob
Aug 01, 2012 Jacob rated it liked it
There's plenty of fine work made back in the day with the old Black Bull Comics and this was one title I'm sorry I missed. Luckily this reprint made it possible to get acquainted with the story and I look forward to reading a continuation of this story in volume 2.
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Great art and coloring, silly story and a bunch of jokes that fall flat.
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Witty banter, sexy art and exciting story. Sad to know this serie did not pick up more.
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Mark Waid (born March 21, 1962 in Hueytown, Alabama) is an American comic book writer. He is best known for his eight-year run as writer of the DC Comics' title The Flash, as well as his scripting of the limited series Kingdom Come and Superman: Birthright, and his work on Marvel Comics' Captain America.
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