Harbinger Volume Three: Harbinger Wars
Written by Joshua Dysart. Artwork by Trevor Hairsine and Khari Evans.
Toyo Harada, a psiot activated by the bombing of Hiroshima and mentored by the Bleeding monk has been in a decades long race against Rising Spirit Securities to produce psiots. Psiots are the next evolution of the human race or perhaps a split of the race into psiots and transhumans. They have traditionally been activated by trauma, torture or some of the more humane ways that Toyo has discovered. Now is the time for generation zero, kids who’ve been activated and escaped from RSS to take over the Bellagio and be kids for a brief time.
This volume centers on the Bellagio. The RSS escapees including Cronus are waiting on others of their family who were rescued by the Cyborg Bloodshot to arrive. They are also joined by the Renegades, a group of kids who escaped from Harbinger Foundation (Harada). The convergence occurs at the Bellagio with a massive psiot and military battle. Somebody at Valiant hates that hotel-casino.
The storyline is well done with back story fed to the reader occasionally of how the RSS vs. Harbinger thing began in the 1960s. The artwork is really excellent and surpasses most anything I’ve seen put out by Marvel or DC. These are quality. I’m giving this one 5 out of 5 for sheer audacity. Enjoy!