Finding a good work-life balance is difficult for some people, especially those extremely smart and talented folks who could save millions from a failing Earth with a Last Flight Out.
With less than twenty-four hours before the last ark leaves a dying Earth, Dr. Ben Caewood’s daughter Sara has gone missing. Finally, the critically acclaimed series about a father and daughter trying to reconcile at the end of the world is collected into a single, unforgettable graphic novel from Marc Guggenheim (Arrow, X-Men) and Eduardo Ferigato (Radiant Black).
Originally stumbled upon Last Flight Out when searching for independent comics to read during the COVID-19 Pandemic. As a premium feature on the Key Collector Comics app you get access to a list of worthwhile indy books by year, this series was listed. Now, it comes time for the amazing comic to hit shelves in trade paperback form.
Last Flight Out deals with the struggles of a father who works too much and too hard, a mother who passes in a car accident, and a only child who has to deal with these issues while trying to navigate growing up. Oh, add to this the Earth is dying.
Guggenheim builds a great footing for the story with the first chapter and sets out an adventure with extreme consequences. Each page leaves you wanting to find out what will happen to the Caewood family and if they will make it to the Tevat Noah III for exodus from the Planet Earth.
Ferigato adds complementary artwork to the story outstanding layouts that allow you to feel the emotion and adventure of Guggenheim’s script. Diego Sanches adds amazing lettering to the trade that are both noticeable and unnoticed as it should be with a great letterer.
The trade paperback format does this series wonders as you can binge the story and find out what happens without having to wait month-to-month. Last Flight Out appeals to a wide range of readers, but post-apocalyptic fans with a bit of family drama is where the book slides into.