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In the future there is no more natural death, no needs unfilled and everything you could ever want is yours… as long as you’re one of the ones chosen to live in this new Utopia and you’re willing to subjugate yourself to these new self-proclaimed gods with “IX”s emblazoned on them. Do the ends truly justify the means? Is a utopia built on genocide worth the price? Aphrodite, Velocity, Hades, and the other Nines establish fiefdoms in this new world and attempt to rule. Their internal clashes have escalated, but they are forced to put that aside as they face off against the relentless hordes of the Darkness. The sins of the past have come to claim those who would pretend to be Gods. The cybernetic future established in APHRODITE IX and CYBER FORCE finally comes face-to-face with the supernatural ARTIFACTS side of the Top Cow universe!

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B1:5 Cover BStjepan Šejić2
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Shaky Grounds To Build A Franchise On 0

This is not a "#1" issue. It may say #1 on the cover, but this is nowhere near a fresh start. When Top Cow wanted to revitalize Aphrodite IX after years of languishing in limbo, they launched a new series that required absolutely no prior knowledge of the character in order to follow along. Whether you had read AIX's original series or not was basically irrelevant. IXth Generation's launch does not take the same approach. IXth Generation #1 feels like it was written under the assumption that re...

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Kings and Queens of Ash City 0

There is no greater limiting factor for comics then the page count. This makes the space highly valuable, even with a slightly longer run (26 vs 23 pages) using two of those pages to fill with expositional text is a big deal. Inelegant the page may be, it gets the point across. That in order to save humanity someone initiated the Aphrodite Protocol, fusing man with machine. To rule this new evolution of humanity 9 powerful beings, heirs, were created and put in deep freeze for 700 years. With th...

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