Trekker; The Aerialist; Bob the Alien; Bacchus; The Argosy; Wacky Squirrel last edited by DeMan on 10/04/20 12:21PM View full history

Another exciting collection of old favorites and new! Chris Warner's hero of the post-industrial collapse continues his odyssey in Black Cross! Mercy St. Clair, Ron Randall's beautiful bounty hunter of the future faces a new danger in Trekker! Bob the Alien learns about god in a tale from renegade cartoonist Rich Rice! Plus, how Bacchus lost his eye, by Eddie Campbell, interstellar adventure in The Argosy by "knock-'em-dead" newcomer Bruce Zick, and more! It all adds up to another "must have' isue of comics' most acclaimed anthology!


  • Trekker - provides a framing sequence for the issue with Mercy St. Clair viewing a "Dark Horse Presents" video recording she's picked up in a warehouse.
  • The Aerialist
  • Bob the Alien - "Learns About God"
  • The Argosy
  • Wacky Squirrel
  • Bacchus - Gods, Monks and Corkscrews


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The opening with Mercy picking up an issue of Dark Horse in 2226 A.D. in video form (!) is a nice touch. I guess we will see the next chapter of her story some other time. The front cover is awesome, by the way.The AerialistWell, that's an interesting concept. And I mean not only men loving men as the only norm, but the whole idea of living in the clouds, arrange wrestling matches in the sky and do cloud-mining as the main way of manufacturing some resources (power itself?). It is certainly int...

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