Neopolis is a city in turmoil. A mysterious force has the
populace in the icy grip of terror and the authorities are
powerless to do anything about it. To make matters worse,
the venerated Captain Traynor, AKA Jetman, has been unceremoniously
replaced. Now the officers must band together, overcome their
personal squabbles, and get their city back on track... before
it all comes tumbling down on their heads...
the Farthest Precinct is
the latest Top 10 graphic novel to feature the exploits
of Alan Moore and Gene Ha's creations. It's been five years
since we last visited the city of Neopolis, home to countless
superheroes and villains. And a lot has changed for the police
officers of Parallel Earth Number 10, aka Top Ten.
the new recruits, including bird-headed Curlew and Girl Fifty-Four,
as they tackle new threats including a murderous super-sized
catfish, and a brand-new, reality-warping robot drug; new
brooms in charge, like iron-hearted war hero Captain Cindercott.
Ordway's artwork is amongst some of the finest currently on
offer in the comic book medium, and beautifully compliments
Paul Di Filippo's script.
10 fans will love this, but to be honest those new to
the series will need to do a little research to get the best
out of this collection.