A. D., After Death

A. D., After Death

Book - 2017
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A.D.: After Death is set in a future where a genetic cure for death has been found and now, years later, one man starts to question everything, leading him on a mind-bending journey that will bring him face-to-face with his past and his own mortality.
Publisher: Portland, OR : Image Comics, 2017
ISBN: 9781632158680
Branch Call Number: Fiction Snyder
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : mostly color illustrations ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Lemire, Jeff
Alternative Title: After death


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Laura_X Nov 27, 2017

This started strong, with a unique graphic structure and poetic prose. I was immediately intrigued. For the most part, I thought this mixed format and art style worked. But, there were big gaps in the story which should have been resolved; the ending was weak (and obvious); and the art failed to interact with the text about 25% of the time. Often times the prose structure moved into the territory of "picture book" rather than "graphic novel" (when I have to remind myself to look up from the text to see the pictures there's a problem). I liked the concept and the ambitious undertaking, but overall it felt under-done. This book could use about two more volumes to resolve the issues I have with it.

AL_JOSHUAS Oct 11, 2017

An interesting blend of graphic novel and novel. Lemire's art is great as usual, but Snyder's prose really shines in this one. A wonderfully deep look at memory, humanity, life, and where the future could lead us.

Cynthia_N Sep 23, 2017

This one made me think. I enjoyed the mix of graphic heavy/text heavy pages. That ending though...


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