Eve #1

Boom! Studios

Written by Victor LaValle

Art by Jo Mi-Gyeong

Colors by Brittany Peer

Letters by Andworld Design

The Rundown: A young girl awakens to find that the world as she knew it has changed. She must then depend on a new friend to guide her endeavors.

After exploring the area around her home, eleven year old Eve shares a meal with her father. Then, they go to his lab, and something unexpected occurs. Later on, Eve wakes up, and finds that a stranger has been waiting on her. After a difficult conversation, Eve chooses to go on a mission to help someone very important.

The Story: This is a promising narrative filled with both intrigue and kid-like fun. Victor LaValle has done an excellent job creating a youthful character and storyline that is compelling to all audiences. I like Eve’s adventurous and loving spirit. And I was touched by her heartbreak and fear. I am also extremely happy to see the positive portrayal of a Black family. As well as stories that bring light to environmental concerns. I am completely invested in this story and can’t wait for the next issue.

The Art: Youthful, detailed drawings are highlighted by a color palate with backgrounds of greens. The emphasis on facial expressions and gestures help to create a deep emotional connection with the characters. As a whole, this is a beautiful issue that fully transported me into the story.

Eve #1



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