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This Week’s Finest: Plutona #1

671423_9b40cdd167ea548ca10d44d9ca3e1ba0d4aef8e5By Jeff Lemire, Emi Lenox and Jordie Bellaire

This probably doesn’t surprise my fellow NBC! staff members or frequent readers, but this week’s finest goes to an Image #1 with Jeff Lemire’s name on the cover. Jeff Lemire is absolutely brilliant at a few things and they are all things that make a #1 issue stand out. Lemire has a seemingly effortless talent to make the reader feel like they are a part of the story, especially in his first issues. The most recent works that come to mind are Descender, Trillium, Sweet Tooth and Underwater Welder. What all these stories have in common are impeccable world building and compelling characters. Lemire can create not just interesting characters that I want to spend more time with, but characters that I already care about. Plutona is a book where the characters drive the story in a familiar yet unknown world. Lemire frames the perfect door to this interesting world, all you have to do is walk through.

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