Book Recommendation: Ex Machina
If you are feeling tired of the ongoing election campaigns and the television attacks ads, take a side trip down a comic book that combines super powers and politics. I slammed all ten trade paperbacks of Ex Machina by Brian K. Vaughn. These were recently released as five double sized trades. The art is top shelf and the writing is smart and tight. It’s a real page turner with intellectual kick. Vaughn pulls a Tarantino with the timeline of the story throughout the series so the reader has to piece the story together. I am keeping this recommendation spoiler free, but the author does bash through killing off characters and huge continuity jumps in the end of the series. My HBBF tells me that is a Vaughn quirk in writing. I am hoping the series comes back and fills in the gaps.