Michael May is an internet friend of mine. By that I mean, I consider him a friend, but sadly the only interaction I’ve ever had with him is online. It is a shame to, because if all that geography wasn’t in the way we could have a lot of fun chatting about comics, girls in bubble helmets, giant robots, and monsters. There is something important about those last two…
Oh yeah, Michael is writing this great web comic called Kill All Monsters. Seriously if a comic with the name Kill All Monsters doesn’t get you excited I don’t know what you’re doing on a site called That F’ing Monkey. Jason Copland provides the art and Ed Brisson the lettering.
So far the strip has us in media res with giant robot pilots Spence, Akemi, and Jake fighting giant monsters in Paris. We don’t know where the monsters come from, we don’t know who these pilots are, and we don’t know how they got their suits. I’m interested in finding out all of these things, but the action is fantastic and I don’t mind waiting to find out more.
The strip already has that squad banter going on and I can’t wait to see the characters’ personalities come out more. I haven’t mentioned it yet, but if you haven’t noticed from the preview pictures, Jason Copland’s art is fantastic. Somehow it manages to be hyper detailed and sketchy all at the same time. The monsters have a bit of a Guy Davis feel and that is a very good thing. So go to http://review2akill.com/2010/11/19/kill-all-monsters/ check the strip out for yourself and tell the guys what you think of it.