Outcast Jul 1, 2014 1:35:12 GMT
Post by Deleted on Jul 1, 2014 1:35:12 GMT
Outcast is the newest series from Robert Kirkman, creator of Thief of Thieves, Invincible, and of course, The Walking Dead.
Issue #1: A Darkness Surrounds Him(I guess named issues are a thing now) came out a couple days ago, and a TV Show is already in development for CineMax(I think).
The series follows Kyle Barnes, a man who has been plagued by demonic possession his entire life. Demons have been trying to hurt him through the people he loves his entire life, and he has no idea why, until he moves back to his hometown in West Virginia and talks to Reverend Anderson, who requests Kyle's help in dealing with a boy, Joshua, who has been possessed by a particularly strong demon. The Reverend believes that Kyle has a gift, and in dealing with the demon, it leads Kyle on a quest for answers, so he can finally stop the forces trying to hurt him.
So basically, it is absolutely amazing in every single way. The artwork is FANTASTIC, it has a very distinct feel to it, and there is huge contrast between normal moments, and the supernatural ones. It looks incredible in it's one strange, unnerving way, and it's really unique.
It's Robert Kirkman, so... I don't really need to say much about the quality of the story, it's amazing, as always with Kirkman, but it has a very different feel from Walking Dead, and in fact, I think that even if it doesn't necessarily become more popular than Walking Dead(which it's looking likely that it might), it could very well be better than Walking Dead in it's own right.
It's very strange and unnerving, and just by the first issue, I'm already expecting great things form this series.
Here's the first two pages. I don't think it's spoilery enoguh to require a tag, as it doesn't show much of anything, expect perhaps display the incredibly artwork.