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By Matt Kindt
This week, Matt Kindt draws to a close his outstanding creator owned series Mind MGMT. The dust has settled on last month’s emotional confrontation with the Eraser. In the end, Meru triumphed, but it was not without a price. Lives had been lost. Also, the burden of command now rested solely on her shoulders. After spending the last 35 issues, chasing, investigating and fighting Mind MGMT, Meru holds in her hands the power to take the newly reborn agency in whichever direction she chooses. She can either destroy it or reshape it. That is, if it does not alter her first.
Conflict had been one of the constants of Mind MGMT since its debut. Henry’s conflict with his family, projected tragically onto the citizens of Zanzibar; the pursuit of the Immortals; Meru’s antagonism with Henry (really every character’s antagonism with Henry); the Eraser’s schemes, and so on. Last issue continued this theme with an exciting, action-packed melee, which culminated in the hand-to-hand contest between Meru and the Eraser as a building literally crumbled around them. The finale strikes an entirely different note, however. Kindt dials down the action, preferring a series of quiet character beats. Instead of continuing to ask what the characters are struggling against, Kindt rephrases the question as what are they struggling for?
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