Planetoid (comics)

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Planetoid
Number of issues ongoing
Publisher Image Comics
Creative team
Writers Ken Garing
Artists Ken Garing
Original publication
Published in June 2012

Planetoid is a comic first released in June 2012 by Image Comics, written and drawn by Ken Garing. The main character is Silas, a deserter turned space pirate who ends up the sole survivor of his crew and crashes on a planetoid in alien territory, where he must fight off various mechanical creatures, cyborg militias, and the alien military which has a bounty on him. [1][2]

History[edit]

In an interview with Comic Book Resources, Garing stated that he spent years working at improvements on Planetoid, then at a convention showed it to Image, who agreed to publish it.[3] The first story arc is a 5-issue mini-series. The story is intended to continue to unfold in further mini-series and one-shots.[4]

It was originally a miniseries available digitally through Graphicly.[5]

Reception[edit]

Ain't It Cool News calls it "richly and beautifully illustrated" and states that Garing can make "beautiful art and an engaging story".[6] Multiversity Comics praised "Ken Garing’s excellent artistic style" and calls him an "excellent sequential storyteller."[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ By Andy (2012-06-12). "Planetoid #1 Review". VGRevolution. Retrieved 2012-06-16. 
  2. ^ "What’s On Comic Book Stands – June 13th". Sciencefiction.com. 2012-06-12. Retrieved 2012-06-16. 
  3. ^ "Garing's "Planetoid" is a Real Space Case". Comic Book Resources. 2012-04-19. Retrieved 2012-06-16. 
  4. ^ "Ken Garing: Planetoid Notes". Ken Garing Blog. 2012-09-10. Retrieved 2012-12-01. 
  5. ^ Published Sunday, Feb 26 2012, 8:11am EST (2012-02-26). "'Planetoid' comes to print, no longer just on Graphicly - Comics News". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2012-06-16. 
  6. ^ "Ain't It Cool News: The best in movie, TV, DVD, and comic book news". Aintitcool.com. Retrieved 2012-06-20. 
  7. ^ http://multiversitycomics.com/reviews/review-planetoid-1/

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