Comic Review: Doomsday.1, Vol. 1

Doomsday.1, Vol.1
Written by John Byrne
Illustrated by John Byrne
Colored by Leonard O’Grady
Cover by John Byrne
IDW Publishing
Release Date: November 13, 2013
Cover Price: $17.99

The first collected edition of John Byrne’s Doomsday.1 is out. Included within are the first four issues of the Armageddon series. Does the book hold up in the vast array of post-apocalyptic stories? Find out below!

Discovering that an unusually deadly solar flare on the sun’s surface will erupt and destroy the majority of life on Earth, the crew members of an international space station are forced to watch from above as devastation begins. Able to abandon their ship in time before the flare obliterates them as well, the surviving astronauts must learn to adapt to a ruined planet. As they seek refuge and other survivors, the group encounters various obstacles along the way — especially from other human beings.

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The GoD List: Comics For May 15, 2013
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Each and every week, I, “Muscle Man” Henchman21, and “High Five Ghost” Empress Eve read a lot of comics. Seriously you guys, a lot of comics. Maybe too many comics. I mean, it is possible”¦ theoretically. Naturally, we look forward to some more than others. I mean, who doesn’t? So, let’s take a look into the depths of our pull lists, grab some comics, and we’ll let YOU know what the top books to look forward to are for the week of May 15, 2013. Single issues and trades, they’re all here.

No time. Tired. Buy. Read. Comics. The GoD List!!!!

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John Byrne Launches ‘Doomsday.1’ From IDW Publishing
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If you know comics you know the name John Byrne, the man behind some of the best comics runs in history. He built his reputation on books such as Uncanny X-Men, The Fantastic Four, and Superman in the ’80s. Now he’s got a new four-issue miniseries from IDW called Doomsday.1, set for release in May, 2013.

Doomsday.1 is the story of seven astronauts who watch on from the International Space Station as Earth goes to heck in a hand basket. A massive solar flare knocks humanity down a few pegs, and the astronauts decide to make the trip back to Earth rather than waiting for their supplies to run out.

Check out the cover below.

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