The Incredibles #8
BOOM Kids! (March 2010)
WRITER: Landry Walker (No Mark Waid co-writing?)
ARTIST: Marcio Takara
COLORIST: Andrew Dalhouse
LETTERER: Troy Peteri
ASSISTANT EDITOR: Jason Long
EDITOR: Aaron Sparrow
DESIGNER: Erika Terriquez
(cover “a” shown–both covers by interior art team)
When Bomb Voyage blows up the Eiffel Tower (with a bomb that says “run!!” in English), Rick decides to send Mrs. Incredible to investigate…with Mirage in tow! (If you foolishly haven’t seen the movie, Mirage was Syndrome’s sidekick until she realized he was nuts.) Suffice it to say, Helen isn’t too happy about that. Plus they’re also tracking down another criminal, Xerek–whom Helen used to date! Then their plane get shot down. Meanwhile, Bob gets Violet a job with Dr. Sunbright, and prepares to put Dash through some serious training aided by Frozone…until Violet and Sunbright are kidnapped!
What they got right: Bringing in Mirage will make for an interesting situation. And the rest of the cast (yay for the return of Frozone and Sunbright) will also get something to do. I’m assuming this is all connected to the letters we’ve been seeing in the previous arc.
What they got wrong: If “Bomb Voyage” is the one who blew up the Eiffel Tower, then what does this Xerek guy have to do with anything.
Recommendation: If Landry Walker has fully taken over the writing duties, I plan to enjoy this on it’s own. If you liked the movie, then you have good taste. That means you should like this comic, too.
And just in case you need to see the next page:
Tomorrow’s Comic: Sonic The Hedgehog #212