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Product Details

  • Paperback: 104 pages
  • Publisher: Dark Horse (July 5, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1595827374
  • ASIN: B0085SCY5S
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6.3 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 7.2 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,301,694 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This was great prequel to the show.
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Highly recommended for fans of graphic novels and/or the show!
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The artwork is outstanding and the story flows well.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Cape Rust on July 31, 2011
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Falling skies comic review for Amazon
I have to start this review out by saying that I am not a big comics guy. I recently had the opportunity to read the falling skies graphic novel by Darkhorse comics and I was impressed. Darkhorse has taken on the task of adapting T.V. series and movies into comic form, I will tell you this is no easy task. Falling skies was developed in conjuction with TNT and Dreamworks Television. Chapters of the Falling Skies graphic novel can be found online.
This is a story of people trying to survive after an alien invasion. It is a mixture of V, District 9, Battlefield LA and one of my personal favorites, They Live. The focus of this story is a history professor Tom Mason and his children near the remains of Boston. The Novel starts out with Tom and his kids scavenging for food in Boston. We are quickly informed that Tom's wife is dead, the Aliens are called Skitters and they have mindless minions called Mechs. We are shown the aliens parading a group of children down the street with some type of what looks to be an external spinal cord attached to their backs. This strange observance hints that the Aliens might have more complex plans than just killing all humans. Mason and his kids are ambushed and in the middle of the ambush one of his children, Ben, is separated and presumed to have been abducted. This is the stage setter for the human insurgency that is Falling Skies.
I have read other titles from Darkhorse Comics and Falling Skies has that gritty "Darkhorse" feel to it. Most of this Graphic Novel takes place inside the city and at night. The drawings by Juan Ferreyra convey not only the urban feel of the story but accurately depict the real life actors that play the characters in the television series.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By the golden witch on July 9, 2011
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Okay, I'll admit it - I've had a real hankering to see "Falling Skies" since the ads started in movie theatres late in December. I still have another two weeks to wait to see Dreamworks Television's debut series, but until then, I have this prequel comic to tide me over.

In this first volume we see what happens immediately the Skitterers come from the skies and pretty much destroy everything that humanity's built over the last 100,000 or so years. We see it from the eyes of former teacher Tom Mason, who has one son detained by the Skitterers (for some reason, they like taking kids) and is trying to make sure his other two boys don't get lured into the same trap. He's fighting with a resistance army and trying to live his life as normally as possible.

This series so far feels a bit like the "Terminator" franchise with this resistance movement (oh, and Moon Bloodgood's going to be playing the camp doctor -- she was one of the best parts of T4, tbh), and since I grew up with "Terminator", this series already feels familiar. It's not copying anything or ripping anything off, but it is interesting how humans are trying to "stay off the radar" just like they are in "Terminator". But that's where the similarities end; we didn't build these Skitterers. Or at least, I'm pretty sure we didn't, according to the information given in this prequel graphic novel.

Needless to say, I really enjoyed it and I can't wait to see the show in June. The one thing that did kind of annoy me about this prequel was the lack of explaining the origin of the Skitterers -- why did they come to Earth and start bombing the crap out of everything? Did we tempt them to do it? Do they really hate us, or do they need our (dwindling) natural resources?
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By bibliomanic on June 1, 2012
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This was an excellent graphic novel. It tells the story of the characters in the days just prior to the opening of the TV show. The art was well-done and the story is on par with the writing in the show. Additionally, there's a sketch book with notes from the artist at the end of the work. Highly recommended for fans of graphic novels and/or the show!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Teresa Ramseur on July 13, 2013
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The artwork is stunning esp. how much the chracters look like their on-screen counterparts. I also loved the bits narrated by Tom via his journal. Also, you may want to read the comic before you see the show esp. if you're a newcomer like me to this awesome series, as it reveals alot about how the 2nd Mass came to be and how Ben came to be captured as well.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on June 23, 2013
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I did not know this was a "comic book" vs a novel. I love the show but do not read comic books. So for the lack of others who do, I give it a four star. If you like the show, I am sure this will be of interest.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Christian Bledsoe on June 20, 2013
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I like the series falling skies and I love this book the best because I haven't seen the first season.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By MAJDave on June 1, 2013
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Great short read gets you caught up in the action. Would like to read more about the initial attack by the aliens.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By jbsk8er2009 on February 19, 2013
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I really enjoyed this comic book. I'm a huge fan of the show. I have only watched season 1 so far. This was great prequel to the show. It was cool to see how the 2nd Mass was formed and how the main characters met each other. I also really enjoyed the 2nd comic book, The Battle of Fitchburg, which takes place between seasons 1 and 2. I highly recommend it if you're a fan of the show looking for some more story.
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