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The third arc in the eight-part space opera introduces Marshal Emma O'Mara, an independent peace officer who also dedicates her life to the teachings of the Tholmanist space-church. When the Infinity 8 cruise ship is stopped by the mysterious floating barricade of debris, she sees an opportunity to retrieve a fabled, sacred artifact and uses her network of contacts in the criminal mercenary underworld to negotiate a plan to find it. But when you gather mercenaries with different agendas, things rarely go your way . . . there is no honor among thieves. Mix in a deadly bodyguard robot locked on its last set of unclear commands and the stakes reach a real life-or-death level . . . Written by series co-creator Lewis Trondheim and award-winning writer Fabian Vehlmann (Beautiful Darkness, Last Days of an Immortal), and illustrated by celebrated artist Olivier Balez, this sci-fi treasure hunt pits antihero vs antihero vs logic-driven robot in a caper that could unveil a secret so big, the universe itself could teeter on the brink of chaos!
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The third arc in the eight-part space opera introduces Marshal Emma O'Mara, an independent peace officer who also dedicates her life to the teachings of the Tholmanist space-church. When the Infinity 8 cruise ship is stopped by the mysterious floating barricade of debris, she sees an opportunity to retrieve a fabled, sacred artifact and uses her network of contacts in the criminal mercenary underworld to negotiate a plan to find it. But when you gather mercenaries with different agendas, things rarely go your way . . . there is no honor among thieves. Mix in a deadly bodyguard robot locked on its last set of unclear commands and the stakes reach a real life-or-death level . . . Written by series co-creator Lewis Trondheim and award-winning writer Fabian Vehlmann (Beautiful Darkness, Last Days of an Immortal), and illustrated by celebrated artist Olivier Balez, this sci-fi treasure hunt pits antihero vs antihero vs logic-driven robot in a caper that could unveil a secret so big, the universe itself could teeter on the brink of chaos!
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In the distant future, Elijah is a member of the "Philosophical Police," who must solve conflicts that arise out of ignorance of the Other. Two species are fighting a war with roots in a crime committed centuries ago, and Elijah must solve the crime and bring peace between their species, while also confronting his own immortality in a world where science provides access to eternal life. In a world where death no longer exists, why do so many want to give up on life? Serious, heavy duty science fiction, with shades of author J.G. Ballard and the films Gattaca, Solaris, and George Lucas' THX 1138. 171 pgs, FC
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Aditi's got one week to come up with ten grand for rent. Diane needs a cool condo in a hot neighborhood to boost her Q rating. Paul simply cannot keep it in his pants. Ishmael's keeping a secret from his fellow dance hall revolutionaries. Laila's autobiographical porno has attracted the Russian mob. And Mr. Chips hates you. Yes, yes he does. Lovers and losers aren't so easy to tell apart here, and everyone's a member of their own Gang of Fools. A vivid look at our dystopian urban future by a rising new talent in comics, James Smith (Apollo), with equal parts contemporary street life and speculative cyberpunk-like techno-consequences in the vein of Black Mirror and Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams.
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The mercenary Korkojellan has psycho hacked Marshal O'Mara and located the ancestor corpses for the eight alien races ruling the galaxy-that's all he needs to psycho hack them all! Can Marshal O'Mara stop him from mind controlling the entire universe? The exciting conclusion to part three of the Infinity 8 saga!
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Elijah is a "philosopher," or policeman, in a society where humans enjoy immortal life by transferring their memories into clones called "echoes." As a cop, Elijah investigates conflicts between humans and alien species that arise from cultural differences. In this strange society, Elijah's friends must wait for permission to have children and others decide when they want to die and throw their own funerals. Elijah is not happy when a higher-up asks him to create an echo, an expensive choice, so that he can mediate a conflict between life on another planet.
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