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“Falling Skies” by Paul Tobin

Falling SkiesFalling Skies by Paul Tobin
Review copy from NetGalley.
Paperback, 104 pages
Expected publication: August 9th 2011 by Dark Horse Comics

Synopsis (from Goodreads):
In the heart of Boston, following the devastating events of an alien invasion, history professor Tom Mason and his sons Hal, Matt, and Ben are just trying to survive. After an extreme firefight with the aliens, Ben gets kidnapped. Determined to get his son back, Tom joins forces with the 2nd Mass, a militia group that is taking the fight against the aliens. But with the group's munitions supplies running low, Tom must locate an old friend to equip him and his team in order to ensure the survival of the human race!

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I saw the trailer for the show, which will be on TNT this summer, while at the movies last weekend and I became interested almost immediately (Link to the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MP7vrlvu9...). So naturally, when I saw that NetGalley had the graphic novel available to review I had to read it. Overall, I liked the graphic novel and it’s actually upped my interest in the show. They did a good job of leaving the reader wanting more. We still don't know why the children were harnessed, or being kidnapped for that matter, but I think that'll be an interesting story within itself. The pacing was good, as were the characters.

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