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Falling skies
2011
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This prequel to TNT's alien invasion TV series follows history professor Tom Mason and his three sons through postapocalyptic Boston. After the death of his wife, Mason believes hiding is key to survival-a strategy that fails when one of his sons is taken by the aliens. Picking up an AK-47, Mason joins a militia and meets pediatrician-turned-field medic Anne Glass. Tobin (Spider-Girl) exceeds media tie-in expectations, giving readers a thrilling look at the months after the initial attack. Mason's narration never overwhelms the action and shows how he struggles with being a father, an educator, and a soldier. Ferreyra (Rex Mundi) drafts dynamic action scenes and captures the likenesses of actors Noah Wyle (Mason) and Moon Bloodgood (Glass) without falling into lifeless realism. Sketches in the back matter demonstrate his process. Verdict Falling Skies is a hit on television (having Steven Spielberg's name attached helps), so there's a built-in audience for this book. Also, while the majority of the book collects a web comic available freely online, it also contains a story previously available only at the most recent New York Comic Con.-Terry Bosky, Palm Beach Cty. Lib. Syst., FL (c) Copyright 2012. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
Summary
In the heart of Boston, following the devastating events of an alien invasion, history professor Tom Mason and his sons meet up with the 2nd Mass, a militia group determined to wipe out the aliens. But with the militia's supplies running low, Tom must locate an old friend to equip him and his team in order to ensure the survival of the human race!<br> <br> * Falling Skies is from DreamWorks Television and stars Noah Wyle<br> <br> *
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