M. R. Trower (inkmaggot) / REM Pt. 1
One of my favorite aspects of M. R. Trower’s REM is that, like Eik before it, the comic takes place in a fully-defined world. Cities extend into infinity and authority has an answer for every (often unasked) question. This is solid, dystopian fiction.
What puts M. R. Trower above many of the others working in this area is the perspective and sensitivity of the characters. Often times, individual-versus-society narratives are hard for me to relate to because they have a Thoreau-bro / Rand-fan / might-makes-right message. REM feels like a real person working to find space in a real world.
Pt. 1 is just the start. I can’t wait to see where the story goes next.
(Follow the REM Tumblr to see new pages as they become available.)