Already fighting a vicious storm, a rural Indiana town loses power halfway through Orson Welles' War of the Worlds broadcast having never learned theAlready fighting a vicious storm, a rural Indiana town loses power halfway through Orson Welles' War of the Worlds broadcast having never learned the infamous radio play is a hoax. Fearing the worst is upon them, four diverse band together in an effort to make it through the night. Tensions build, however, as long suppressed emotions and unsettled conflicts surface, and it isn't long before all involved realize they have more to fear from each other than they do the "alien invasion" heading their way.
THE BROADCAST was released late last year, but I have a few autographed copies that I'd like to give away to a few lucky readers as my introduction to the Good Reads community.
The book has been a critical success thus far...
“Hobbs’ brilliant, character-driven script weaves a tight psychological thriller that at once feels both intimate and epic. A deceptively simply, exquisitely crafted original graphic novel.” — Broken Frontier
“It is a Halloween tradition to replay Orson Welles’ WAR OF THE WORLDS broadcast. If a station near you doesn’t play it, try picking up this comic. It’s just as good.” — Ain’t It Cool News
“A powerful story.” — The Onion’s A.V. Club
“A mature, original, and deeply moving text, one that takes advantage of the unique affordances of the comics medium to tell a complex tale.” – Gutter Geek
“It’s great to see a comic that is not only well told and interestingly illustrated, but also embraces the mythos of the American experience.” – The Outhousers...more