Despite the consistencies of this issue, it was probably my least favorite thus far. The humor that Symons brought so strongly in the first two issues feels like a second thought this time around. A second, half-hearted, bordering-on-non-exsistent thought, in fact. There are some interesting reveals/characters introduced, but rather than spendingmuch time with them, we just head out on a new adventure. Now, we’re still with many of the characters to which I was referring, but I am not seeing a whole lot of development straight out of the gate. This is undoubtedly a peril of the issue-to-issue structure, but all the more reason to give me something to latch onto.
I consider these all minor nitpicks, as I’m still enjoying the series. The world that Symons and Stockman have created continues to open up in a fascinating and horrible way, much like one of the botanical baddies that makes an appearance. Stockman’s art is dynamic and interesting, and I have been consistently on the edge of my seat throughout this series. I can’t wait for the next issue!