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GLX

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Postby GLX » Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:43 pm

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Genius: Cartel #1

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Seventeen-year-old Destiny Ajaye took on the LAPD in her South Central Siege and paid for it—not with her life, but with her freedom. Now, Destiny is sequestered in the Madrasa Institute, a government school for prodigies. But will she use her gifts to wage war at the military's behest—or is she already planning another revolution?

From writers MARC BERNARDIN and ADAM FREEMAN (Castle Rock, Alphas, X-Men Origins: Nightcrawler, The Authority, The Highwaymen) and rising-star artist ROSI KAMPE, comes a sequel that promises to set Destiny's world—and ours—ablaze.


Digital copy can be found here.

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When multiple Review Groupers have posted 5 (or more) qualifying reviews, they will be awarded their pick in the order that they qualified. What constitutes a qualifying review? Any review posted (with a score on a scale from 0-10, that's right 0!) within 1 calendar month of the thread going live. Reviews are to be at least 5 sentences long. It shows that a) you have at least read this week's pick and b) you have some unique insight into the comic.

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GLX

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Postby GLX » Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:47 pm

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Postby Stephen Day » Fri Aug 25, 2017 7:31 pm

A revolutionary is in the custody of the US Government after her revolution has ended. She gets recruited into a black ops program. It turns out that she's very good at it.

If this description sounds like it could fit a whole bunch of films, comics, books, TV shows, etc.. you're not alone in that thought. This was something I was thinking as I read this issue. It's not that it isn't well written for what it is, I'd say it isn't bad. The problem is that I'd also say that this is something that I've seen lots of times before and it really doesn't stand out as its own thing.

5 out of 10

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