Doctor Star & the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows

Doctor Star & the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows Review

This dual-narrative story set in the world of the Eisner-award winning Black Hammer series chronicles the legacy of a Golden Age superhero. Collects the first four issues of Doctor Star from New York Times bestselling and Eisner-winning creator Jeff Lemire!

An aged crime fighter desperately wants to reconnect with his estranged son, who he hoped would one day take the mantle of Doctor Star. Over the course of the story we learn his World War II-era origin, how he got his powers, his exciting astral adventures, the formation of some of Black Hammer's greatest heroes, and more in this heartbreaking superhero tale about fathers and sons.

Title:Doctor Star & the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows
Edition Language:English

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    Doctor Star & the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows Reviews

  • Anne

    It's good but in a bleak way that just doesn't suit my personal taste.Now, those of you (and you know who you are!) that enjoy books, music, art, movies, and yes...even comics that lean towards the de...

  • Dan Schwent

    Jimmy Robinson is a super hero named Doctor Star, a cosmic adventurer since World War II. Now, his son is dying of cancer and Jimmy wants to make up for lost time...While I love Black Hammer, I had so...

  • Chad

    Doctor Star is a love letter to James Robinson's Starman comic of the 90's with a little Green Lantern twist thrown in. Star's real name is even James Robinson. Starman is one of my favorite comics an...

  • David Schaafsma

    So, this is a spin-off volume from Jeff Lemire's Black Hammer series, which gives us some opportunity to get some side stories and back stories. Black Hammer is about a bunch of aging superheroes--Abr...

  • Ivan

    This spin-off doesn't really add much to main story of Black hammer but that doesn't really make it any less worthy read. This could even be read as standalone. The story about fatherhood and responsi...

  • Diz

    Doctor Star learns a hard lesson about setting priorities in life. He gets caught up in his careers as a scientist and a hero, but ends up neglecting things that might be more important to him. This s...

  • Benji Glaab

    This was actually quite compelling. Lemire plays his usual tune touching on family and relationships with deft fingers. I'm a sucker for his story's, and this one had me good and teary eyed by the con...

  • GrilledCheeseSamurai (Scott)

    A wonderful spin-off series that, while it doesn't immediately affect the world of Black Hammer, it does help give it another layer of depth and atmosphere.Doctor Star is a tragedy from start to finis...

  • Richard

    Whoa, I wasn't prepared for how heart-rending and emotionally resonant this would be; this great tale of a space-faring superhero trying to make things right before the end of his days. Lemire nails i...

  • RG

    Wow, this Black Hammer universe has become my favourite current series. So touching/emotional with so much depth in the storytelling but it just seems so simple. Father and son relationship, family, l...