Comic Review: DCeased #1 (DC Comics)

It’s rotting and rough, it’s decaying and decadent, it’s DCeased #1 from DC Comics. Writer Tom Taylor works with three artists, a colourist, and two cover artists to bring us […]

It’s rotting and rough, it’s decaying and decadent, it’s DCeased #1 from DC Comics.

Writer Tom Taylor works with three artists, a colourist, and two cover artists to bring us this large, leeching tale of terror. It’s a big flock of creators, hardpacked elbow-to-elbow into the surroundings of the first issue. The setting is dark and dangerous. Enter Batman, Flash, Superman, Green Arrow, Black Canary and more. Darkseid has been captured on Earth, but he has a few moves left to make!

DCeased is all about a vicious ‘techno-virus’ that is released on Earth and is spreading fast. “Going Viral”, the first issue’s title, says a lot. Nobody using technology is safe. Shut off your internet, lock your doors, and enjoy the bright colours, the grim reapings, the inter hero conflicts, the yearning for a safer, happier time.

Be ready for heady confrontations, zombie-like conditions, and lots of horror. Prepare to squint your eyes to read the thinly lettered captions. DCeased is here and it’s sticking around for a six-issue miniseries. It’s DCeased, diseased, and distressingly suspenseful.

DC Comics, DCeased #1 (of 6) $3.99 for 28 pages, no rating provided

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After a career of graphic design, art direction and copywriting, I still have a passion for words and pictures. I love it when a comic book comes together; the story is tight, and the drawings lead me forward. Art with words... the toughest storytelling technique to get right. Was this comic book worth your money? Let's see!!