Manifest Destiny 3 (January 2014)

293025 20140108195803 largeIt’s a fast issue. Only after I finished it did I realize all the pseudo-science takes up a lot of space–not just in the issue, but in the reader’s imagination. Dingess doesn’t spend any time trying to provoke the reader to consider this issue, not until the end and then it’s only for a pay-off.

Lewis or Clark–they’re basically still interchangeable, since Destiny is more an action thriller than anything else–one of them, anyway, talks about the girl they’re supposed to meet. And how are Dingess and Roberts going to introduce Sacagawea into this alternate history?

It’s like an easter egg reward for people who have taken grade school United States history.

The green zombie stuff is cool–though reminds a little of a Swamp Thing arc from the early nineties–everything is cool. It’s a good issue. The creators are seemingly priming to wow.


Writer, Chris Dingess; artist, Matthew Roberts; colorist, Owen Gieni; letterer, Pat Brosseau; editor, Sean Mackiewicz; publisher, Image Comics.

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  1. Vernon wiley

    This is the smokinest title in our shop at the moment. One of those few where you just can’t wait to read the next one…

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