Varus #2: Retribution: What We Choose To Show

Varus #2: Retribution

In Varus #2: Retribution (McNeill, Rudy), the main conflict of vengeance versus self-healing is an engaging and brilliant one, with a great ending, but the execution nonetheless relies on tropes about mental illness that I hope we leave behind as we understand better what fantastical metaphors mean for real people.


Empty Zone #5: You Are Not a Ghost

Empty Zone #5

It’s simply remarkable how Alexander and the rest of the team have found such an uncanny ability to blend horror and sci-fi with such a haunting tale of self-forgiveness, bringing a tragic yet somehow freeing conclusion to the first arc in Empty Zone #5 (Alexander, NCT, Jackson).