The Expense

TheExpanseGN-cov“Chrisjen Avasarala, the former longtime Secretary-General of the United Nations, has found herself relegated to Luna after losing the latest elections…and she doesn’t plan on going down without a fight. So when Bobbie Draper – a former Martian marine – brings her intel on an intergalactic black market weapons ring, Avasarala sees a chance to reclaim her former political position of power through a clandestine operation. But as Draper digs deeper into this secret cabal, she soon realizes the threat they pose is far larger – and closer to home – than either of them ever imagined…

Corinna Bechko (Green Lantern: Earth One) and Alejandro Aragon (Resonant) present a powerful new story set between Season 4 and Season 5 of Amazon’s hit series The Expanse. Collects The Expanse #1-4.”

[Text from the backcover]

>> Please, read the warning for possible spoilers <<

A graphic novel that collects the four-issue comics based on the sci-fi book series by James S.A. Corey and adapted into a splendid TV series on Amazon Prime. The story is set between season 4 and season 5 of the TV series and recounts the investigation by former Martian marine Bobbie Draper (who is secretly working for former UN Secretary General Chrisjen Avasarala) to expose and dismantle a black market weapons ring…

It is well written and the art is nice enough. It provided a good reading and, while filling some gaps in the story, helped me wait for the next season to start… I wish there was more of those, like a full comic adaptation of the book series.

The Expanse, by James S.A. Corey (creator), Corinna Bechko (writer), Alejandro Aragon (illustrator) and Francesco Segala (colorist). Los Angeles: Boom! Studio, August 2021. 128 pages, 6.5 x 10 in., $US 16.99 / $C 21.99, ISBN 978-1-68415-691-7. For teen readership (12+). stars-3-0

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