Comic Review: High Level #5

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I think I have said before that High Level reminds me of a mix of Fallout, Mad Max, and Altered Carbon. This dystopic, post-apocalyptic world is always presented in beautiful color and style. We get a little more of an inside look of the world and what the politics are in issue number five. Minnow is a special girl and she’s brought to High Level.

High Level is a metaphor for a lot of what is going on today. We see a militarized planet that had once destroyed itself to the point of no one knowing how society became that way. There’s remints of a previous world, most likely our world; that no one knows about because of how the previous world imploded in on itself. We have those deemed “unfavorable” and people starving near the border walls that lead up to High Level. The place meant to be beautiful and wonderful. Women with their children run to try to gain entry, only for them to be shown guns at the door.

You can see why that is very relevant to today’s society. Tee and Kay share an intimate moment in this issue, trying to solve the world’s problem one at a time. The ending of this comic issue had a really satisfying and badass ending, so I would certainly suggest picking up High Level #5. While we have seen plenty of stories that take place within this sort of atmosphere, High Level is still an enjoyable world to live within while you are absorbing it.

What do you think of the High Level series? Be sure to let me know!