Welcome to the future! It’s 2015 and if you haven’t been reading Kieron Gillen’s masterful re-imagining of World War II with super-human enhanced soldiers, you’ve been missing out on one of the best new ongoing series being published. Uber manages to capture the misery of war and the hopelessness of what seems like global extinction as the outcome in one drama filled and powerful narrative.
Ask your local comic shop about catching up on this incredible series with volumes 1 and 2 of the Trade Paperback collections in stores now:
UBER VOL 1 TP:
April 24, 1945. The world holds its collective breath as the war is only days away from ending. Russian troops move through Germany to the final objective… Hitler himself. As those around the mad dictator crumble, the much ridiculed threats of the “Wunderwafen” materialize. A new weapon is delivered, one with unstoppable power – a weapon like no other and with a madman pulling the trigger. The Ubers change the direction of World War II, providing a dark and uncompromising alternative history in a way that you’ve never seen. Kieron Gillen and Caanan White deliver one of the best new series of 2013 with Uber Volume 1, collecting issues #0-5 the startling first chapter of this new horror series that reimagines the super soldier in a stark, new, bloody vision.
UBER VOL 2 TP:
Kieron Gillen redefined the alternate history comic by radically revitalizing the super soldier in the pages of Uber. This sweeping war epic shows all the grime, and fear, and blood of enhanced soldier warfare in an unrelenting World War II drama. The first blow in the battle between English and German Ubers has been wrought and neither nation walks away whole. The war rages on in the Pacific Theatre as Japanese Kamikaze pilots attempt to drive the US forces out while delivering devastating losses to the enemy naval fleet. But the tides of war change as the Japanese deploy their own enhanced soldiers and the Germans deliver their devastating secret attack. Uber Volume 2 collects issues #6-11 of the ongoing comic book series.