Collects Planet of the Apes Nos. 5-8 (cover dates August- November, 2011)
Writer: Daryl Gregory
Artist: Carlos Magno
This is a great time to be a Planet of the Apes fan. Between the most recent movie and these comic books from Boom, quality for the franchise is at a high not seen in 40 years. Daryl Gregory is a great writer, and he gets what the Apes universe is all about. I am really enjoying seeing the relations between apes and humans strained to the breaking point, and the fallout which becomes “the way things are” in the first film. I try not to use the word great often or lightly, but this is a great title.
The OCD zone- Boom Studios' collected editions are high quality stuff. Wax coated cardstock covers and nice coated stock paper...everything that an OCD suffering boy (or girl) could possibly want.
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