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Colossal Chaos from Out of the Blue by Stache Publishing

Colossal Chaos from Out of the Blue by Stache Publishing

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Collection Rating 5 Stars
Stache Publishing returns to A Bastard's Indie Book Reviews ( check out my review of GUNPOWDER WITCH by Jordan Williams ) with "Colossal Chaos from Out of the Blue" a comic anthology series. 26 strange tales in all with plenty of imaginative short stories and impressive illustrations.
I will briefly review each story rating the art and writing combining the score using the five-star scale

 

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1)  "The Race Against the End of Time: A Tale of Abraham King, The Hand of Glory"
Written by MarkBertolin  and Art by Daniel Franco  

Steampunk heroes save Main Street from a rampaging giant robot.

3.5 Stars

2) "When There Were Giants"
Story and Art by Ben Sullivan

Giants of pre-Iron and Stone Age battle and devoured each other for supremacy.

4.5 Stars

3) "Apocaly-Ants"

Story by Shawn Milazzo and Art by Jay Cornwell


Apocalyptic giants ants invade our planet, great coloring but lacking in story.

3.0 Stars

4) "The Origin of Legend"
Story and Art by Danos Philopoulous

An unholy conception births a hideous one eye monster only a mother could love, rich art and darkly woven story.

5.0 Stars

5) "Rock Bank" by Jason Song Quinn

An Awesome "lute" player summons a rock eating monster and is rewarded with gold enhancing his ego leading to his downfall.

4.0 Stars

6) "Sistara" story by Hal Matthews, art by Rob Toal and letters by Nikki

Beware of things from the sewers and a sister's imagination; this book is starting to be consistent in quality.

4.0 Stars

7) "Can Anyone Hear Me" by Joie Simmons and PB Deberry

In space, you might hear someone screaming, but they may not hear you scream.

8) "as the mountains, as the sea" by Shannon Kao

Beautifully illustrated moment of a tough time in childhood "moving."

4.5 Stars

9) "Past Due Kaiju Story" by Chas! Pangburn and Art by Chris Pyrate

What happens when your city protector is a giant lizard who doesn't consider property damages, and you send the bill.

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10) "Baby at Large" by Sam Rowley

Unfriendly neighbor gets their comeuppance.

4.5 Stars

11) "Leaders" Story by Sam Silverii and Art by Dominik Zaruba

A Princess hero’s journey

4.5 Stars

12) "David and Goliath" Written by Marcus E.T.

A metal version of a classic biblical story

5 Stars

13) "Big Ass Robot"  Story by Paul Bradford and art by Randy Valiente

When mission accomplish goes wrong

4.5 Stars

14) "Attack on Big City" Written by Brad Hansen, Athena Stamos, and Alex Wills art by Claudio Munoz

Bugs unite to fight and save their homes.

5 Stars

15) "Circles of Power" Written and Illustrated by Dan Hale
 
A hero cop’s secret source  of power “donuts.”

4.5 Stars

16)" Squid Squasher: Day of the Tentacle Story" and Art by Boy Akkerman

“When preparing for war is unappreciated.”
4 Stars

17) "Lost at Sea" by Kelly Chen
Who is the real monster? Beautiful art and the story benefits from less is more.

5 Stars

18) The Last Hit Art and Story by D3A

A lizard's work is never done.

3.5 Stars

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19) "Golden Orbs" Written by Marta Tanrikulu and Illustrated by Nick Valente

Within a problem comes a solution.

3.5 Stars

20) "The Planet" by Pietro Rotelli

One page space adventure

4 Stars

21) "Mantrap" by Jason Hart

Fast food clown discovers man’s purpose.

4.5 Stars

22) "Hyper Boostman on Dinner Preparation" Written by Jacob Bouvet and art by Anna Wieszczyk

Saving the city and providing dinner true heroism.

5 Stars

23) "The Watcher"  Story and Art by Cem Iroz

Overpopulation demands alternative thinking.

4 Stars

24) "Full Conversion" Writer Rob Anderson/ Artist Rich Foster

Converting love, non organically.

5 Stars

25) "Bait" Written by Becca Lee Gardner and Art by Ross Radke

Predators don't stand a chance against camouflage.

4.5 Stars

26) "Scarp"  Story by Alex Hutchins and Art by Sooman Ginze

A broke gladiator returns for hard cash.

4.5 Stars

 

"Colossal Chaos from Out of the Blue" by Stache Publishing a pretty good outing and collection of highly talented writers and artists make it a must-have for comic sci-fi fans.

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