Nexus

Comic Heroes - - Feature -

Though it looks like a su­per­hero strip – in­deed, our hero, Ho­ra­tio Valde­mar Hellpop, dresses in one of the most dra­matic su­per­hero suits of them all – Nexus is ac­tu­ally pure sci-fi.

Set in the deep space of the far fu­ture, we fol­low Ho­ra­tio as he earns su­per­pow­ers from a pow­er­ful, ma­nip­u­la­tive alien called the Merk; his new job is to kill a cer­tain num­ber of hu­man mass mur­der­ers per “cy­cle” for rea­sons un­known. Ho­ra­tio ain’t keen, but the Merk com­pels him through pow­er­ful dreams. Mean­while, an end­less stream of refugees rock up to Nexus’s lonely home on the moon Ylum, cre­at­ing a vast sup­port­ing cast of com­plex in­di­vid­u­als, each with their own agenda. And slowly the mys­tery of what’s re­ally go­ing on is re­vealed…

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