The Twilight Children

The Twilight Children

Graphic Novel - 2016
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"For the first time ever, legendary comics creators Gilbert Hernandez (Love and Rockets) and Darwyn Cooke (DC: THE NEW FRONTIER) have joined forces for a surreal project unlike anything you've ever read before! When a white orb washes up on the shore of a remote Latin American village, a group of children naturally poke at the strange object to see what it is. The orb explodes, leaving the children completely blind. And when a beautiful young woman who may be an alien is found wandering the seafront, she's taken in by the townspeople, but soon becomes a person of interest to a quirky pair of undercover CIA agents, and the target of affection for a young scientist. Can they come together to prevent an all-out alien invasion and save the souls in this sleepy, seaside town? Collects THE TWILIGHT CHILDREN #1-4 of the four-issue miniseries"--
Publisher: Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2016]
ISBN: 9781401262457
1401262457
Branch Call Number: TWILIGHT CHILDREN
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 26 cm

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Mark_Daly Aug 15, 2017

The co-creators share a widescreen cinematic storytelling sense, which results in some nice sequences. (The story, however...) A bonus section of production sketches by Hernandez at the end shows Cooke's contributions included making all the characters significantly more attractive!

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mclarjh
Mar 31, 2017

Fantasy themed, garish colours, cartoonish child-like characters, silly juvenile story.

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mrjuicebox
Mar 14, 2017

I agree with the two previous comments. Could have been great. Completely MEH instead.

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Kyanite
Dec 24, 2016

I feel like this had all the elements needed to be good, but completely failed to capitalize on them.

mvkramer Jun 18, 2016

Good art, interesting setup...and a story that, in the end, does nothing and means nothing. Disappointing.

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mrjuicebox
Mar 14, 2017

mrjuicebox thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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