Leaving Megalopolis Graphic Novel Review

Leaving MegalopolisErica Gives This Comic Four StarsLeaving Megalopolis by Gail Simone
Art: Jim Calafiore

I backed this Kickstarter since I’m a fan of both Simone’s work and Calafiore’s work, especially their collaboration on Secret Six. I expected Leaving Megalopolis to be extremely violent and dark, and this book didn’t let me down.

The volume’s a nice hardcover quality and around 100 pages, which means it’s about 4-5 single issue lengths (if you were curious). I heard a few folks grumbling that it wasn’t longer for a graphic novel, but I’ve definitely bought other graphic novels of the same size.

Mina’s characterization carries the book from beginning to end. I loved how Simone worked in Mina’s earlier story with her current situation. I didn’t see the twist coming that Continue reading “Leaving Megalopolis Graphic Novel Review”