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Numbercruncher

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In Numbercruncher, the bureaucratic Divine Calculator controls the souls destined reincarnation. Trying to buy more time only ends with despair, since it’s part of a contract to take the place of an agent when death comes again.

Agent 494 is a tired cockney tough who’s only too happy that the newly dead Richard Thyme wants to strike a deal. Thyme, however, is a cunning mathematician who doesn’t play by the rules. Thyme finds a way to go through infinite reincarnations, with all of his memories intact. What ensues between Agent 494 and Thyme is a cat-and-mouse game through lifetimes. The chase has a Death Note feel to it, with the antagonists being equally matched.

Thyme’s willing to go through endless deaths and rebirths in order to snatch a few stolen moments with his beloved girlfriend. Jenny Reed is the book’s tragic figure because everyone she loves dies in cruel and unusual ways. Thyme’s a jerk for not noticing that Jenny feels tortured, and that his reincarnations are the cause of her suffering. Some readers may disagree with the ending but I found Numbercruncher to be an enjoyable graphic novel with a fresh take on the afterlife.

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Author:
Si Spurrier, P.J. Holden, Jordie Bellaire
Star Count:
4/5
Format:
Hard
Page Count:
90 pages
Publisher:
Titan Comics
Publish Date:
2014-Jan-15
ISBN:
9781782760047
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Issue:
May 2014
Category:
Sequential Art
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Publication Date

2014-Jan-15

Format

Hard

Publisher

Titan Comics

Issue

May 2014

Page Count

90 pages

ASIN

1782760040

ISBN

9781782760047

Star Count

4

Book Author

Si Spurrier, P.J. Holden, Jordie Bellaire

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