Monday, March 31, 2008
NORTH WIND #1
Written by David DiGilio
Cover by Andrew Huerta
Art by Alex Cal
Boom Studios, 24pgs, FC (1 of 5) SRP: $3.99
In the near future disaster has struck the world, and the planet is in a deep freeze. Humanity still survives in small pockets, and as always there are people who try to take advantage of others in the battle of survival.
I wasn't quite sure what to make of the series when I first heard of it. The basic plot sounded a little too close to the movie The Day After Tomorrow yet it turned out to be something completely different. Which is a good thing as the movie was pretty dumb in a lot of respects.
Its obvious from just the first issue that writer David DiGilio has put a lot of thought into what the world would be like in this situation. His story is immersed in the world and society he's built, not on any particular character. Which is a good way to go about it as this story shouldn't be about how things affect one character but how the societies themselves work.
Issue one is an interesting beginning to the series, and quite rarely at times these days has me anxious to see what happens next with a bated breath. I want to see who all of these players are, how and whether they survive and if the world gets better.