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Halo: Escalation Volume 2

(Halo Graphic Novels)

4.02  ·  Rating details ·  173 ratings  ·  11 reviews
The Fall of New Phoenix, Master Chief's return to action, and a dark plot by the Office of Naval Intelligence--all in this volume collecting Halo: Escalation issues #7-#12 by Brian Reed (Amazing Spider-Man), Duffy Boudreau (Blackacre), Sergio Ariño (Ms. Marvel) and Ricardo Sánchez (Green Arrow). ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published April 21st 2015 by Dark Horse Books
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Ben Brown
Jun 24, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: comics, halo
Having now consumed two full volumes of “Halo: Escalation”, I’ve found that, at least for me, the quality of the stories tend to vacillate between one of two extremes: incredibly interesting or dull as a doorknob.

“Volume 2,” which contains issues #7-12 and a total of three different stories, is a little bit of both:

-Issue #7 (a one-shot) is interesting enough, digging into the post-war mindset of Spartan-IV Gabriel Thorne (who we first really got to know in the “Spartan Ops” cooperative game).
A good, quick read. Nice artwork and brisk pacing. I enjoyed this one, and I should really read volume one (except my boyfriend failed to give me that one to read before this one, go figure). Having not really played through Halo too much, this helps me get all the info in less time and have more conversation opportunities with my boyfriend. Loving graphic novels is great. I was really impressed with the way all the characters were presented and the general art style. It isn't distracting, but i ...more
Melisa Ramonda
May 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Excelente! Morí con "Las Siguientes 72 Horas", es justamente lo que NECESITABA ver y leer. Impacientísima por el descenlace, pero habrá que esperar a setiembre. ...more
Sep 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Jake Mcdonough
Jul 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

This gives more depth to the Halo universe continuing after halo 4. This definitely is a good series to read.
Brandon Elkins
May 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Spartans Never Die

If you want to know what happen with Master Chief directly after the events of Halo 4, this is the volume you begin to find out. I found myself overjoyed when John is reunited with what's left of the legendary Blue Team and see that even as they are getting old they haven't missed a step. Meanwhile Palmer and Majestic Team are sent to an "abandoned" planet to investigate a shady looking Elite, and had a good laugh at the incompetence of the Kig-Yar. But my heart is pounding in
Luke Smith
Apr 25, 2020 rated it liked it
Melhor que o primeiro volume em basicamente tudo.

Os diálogos estão melhores, plots melhores e mais interessantes, arte melhor, cores melhores.

No geral uma versão "tunada" do primeiro volume, o highlight é a primeira edição do compilado, Escalation #7 que é bem pé no chão e focada completamente no aspecto humano da(s) guerra(s).
Matthew Ciarvella
Feb 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2016
The Halo: Escalation series continues to impress. It's everything a great tie-in graphic novel should be.

While most of volume two continues the adventures of the Spartan-IVs, a section of the book is devoted to a somewhat surprising face: the Master Chief himself and the Spartan-II Blue Team. I mention this as a surprise because it seems like, aside from a few early novels, the Halo universe seems to shy away from depicting the big MC in the expanded universe fiction, preferring instead to save
Andrew Bulthaupt
Jul 24, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels, halo
The second volume of Halo Escalation collects issues seven through twelve of the eponymous comic series. It takes place in between Halo 4 and Halo 5 and helps flesh out some of the characters and events that set the stage for the more recent game.

Issue 7 is a one-off focusing on Spartan Thorne, whose family lived in New Phoenix prior to the Didact's attack in Halo 4. We get some nice backstory to the character introduced in the Spartan Ops missions and some insight into what happened after the e
Oct 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

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