The comic basically reads like Saturday morning cartoons for slightly weirder kids: the art is exuberant and bright and keeps the tone constant and fun.
By Bleeding Cool’s review of the first three issues from their list of the Essential 8 Comics for February. Awesome!
Mixing science fiction, ancient mythology and talking dinosaurs (naturally) North is able balance his trademark philosophical/slacker humor with high adventure and some genuine pathos. And then there is the ethereal beauty, recalling the ruins of Pompeii, and rendered lovingly by series artists Shelli Paroline and Braden Lamb, of the transitory everyday moments, gilded for all eternity, commemorated in catastrophe.
By From Images And Nerds’ list of the Top Books of January (we’re #3!)
It’s funny: the earlier drafts of “Midas” are pretty embarrassing, because characters would be called “Navigator” and things like that: I was still sketching in what this universe looked like and who the people in it where. The name Sluggo is from those early drafts – a placeholder name for a slug-esque alien – but I loved it so much I kept it.
By From Multiversity Comic’s interview with me! OTHER NEAT THINGS FEATURED HERE: what my first draft for this story looked like. :o
Fun is the best word to use to try to describe The Midas Flesh. Although it may seem like a copout word to use, it’s hard to describe The Midas Flesh without expressing how much fun it is.
By From All-Comic’s review of Issue 3, out today!