Low Volume 1: The Delirium of Hope
Millennia ago, mankind fled the earth's surface into the bottomless depths of the darkest oceans. Shielded from a merciless sun's scorching radiation, the human race tried to stave off certain extinction by sending robotic probes far into the galaxy to search for a new home among the stars.... show more
Millennia ago, mankind fled the earth's surface into the bottomless depths of the darkest oceans. Shielded from a merciless sun's scorching radiation, the human race tried to stave off certain extinction by sending robotic probes far into the galaxy to search for a new home among the stars. Generations later, one family is about to be torn apart in a conflict that will usher in the final race to save humanity from a world beyond hope. Dive into an aquatic fantasy like none you've ever seen before, as writer Rick Remender (Fear Agent, Uncanny Avengers) and artist Greg Tocchini (Last Days of American Crime) bring you a tale mankind's final hour in the cold, deathly dark of the sea. Collects Low #1-6.
Publish date: 2015-04-07
Publisher: Image Comics
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
I really wanted to like this graphic novel. It had me hooked at the start, but as I continued I felt myself slowly disengaging. The premise is cool and I like the idea of the story. But it just doesn't feel developed enough. A lot happens, but everything feels disconnected. The shifting narrators al...
This is the story of hope that never fades. Even in the face of the unimaginable horror a woman faces. The power of her hope keeps her children seeking a future that is safe and free from the poison sun that is slowly extinguishing life on the planet. This book was really depressing. While I liked t...
A family is destroyed by raiders from another underwater city and when finally a probe from other planets is detected there is an opportunity for possible healing.left with no impulse to read further in this series.
Meh. The author's afterward was more affecting than the narrative, wherein he talked about not giving in to pessimism and defeatism. His main character was to be the eternal optimist. She is, but her obstacles are either manufactured, or so metaphorically on the nose as to be frustrating. I mean, it...
This is another one of those collections I thought would be a bullseye and ended up missing the mark for me. I originally picked up Low because I thought the concept of a far-future Earth, where humanity has receded into the ocean depths, was really interesting. And as a bonus it has a female protag...