As of the second issue, I am still digging this, but I feel like the book has the same success, and the same challenge of most of the Hickman I have read so far: The ideas are big and great, but the characters leave me cold.
Anyone else have that same experience?
To be fair, the ideas are strong enough that I am going to continue to buy Manhattan Projects in single issues. And I look forward to Secret when it comes in my next DCBS shipment.
But... there is something about Hickman that seems to continue to leave me a little cold.
As a similar example, I read all of Secret Warriors, and all of S.H.I.E.L.D. so far, and while I found that the concepts, and the intricate, layered systems are excellent, I also couldn't name a single character that stood out to me. There is something, I don't know, impersonal about his writing. Or so it has felt to me so far.
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