Petrol Head #1

Petrol Head #1

Illustrated by: Laurence Campbell

Cover Art by: Laurence Campbell

Written by: Rob Williams

Release date: November 8, 2023

Image Comics

*Minor Spoilers Ahead

In a climate crisis-ravaged future metropolis, an old, grumpy, obsolete, smoke-belching, cigar-chomping, HOTROD-RACING ROBOT is one 12-year-old girl’s only hope. Together, can they outrace the chasing Robo-Cops with an invention that might just save humanity?

“Petrol Head #1” bursts onto the scene with a high-octane series premiere that’s bound to rev your engines. Rob Williams, with his masterful storytelling, teams up with the talented Laurence Campbell for both art and cover, delivering an exhilarating start to this action-packed adventure.

Set in a future metropolis plagued by the dire consequences of climate crisis, the story introduces us to an unexpected hero – an old, grumpy, smoke-belching, cigar-chomping, HOTROD-RACING ROBOT. But this robotic underdog becomes a 12-year-old girl’s only hope, and their partnership promises an adrenaline-fueled escape from the relentless pursuit of the Robo-Cops.

With a whopping 42 pages of robo-gorgeous story, “Petrol Head” immerses readers in a breathtaking science fiction world where humanity’s fate hangs in the balance. The story’s imaginative premise, combined with Laurence Campbell’s stunning artwork, creates a visual spectacle that will leave you eagerly anticipating what’s to come.

“Petrol Head #1” offers a fresh take on the sci-fi genre, exploring themes of innovation, unlikely alliances, and the resilience of the human spirit in the face of a climate crisis-ravaged future. Get ready to embark on a heart-pounding adventure that will leave you craving more. This series premiere is a must-read for fans of futuristic storytelling and captivating artwork. Buckle up and enjoy the ride!

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Buckle Up for a Thrilling Ride with Petrol Head #1

Colors - 9.6
Design - 9.1
Illustration - 9.4
Narrative - 8.4
Subplot - 9


In this thrilling series premiere, "Petrol Head" propels you into a dystopian future, where a climate crisis has left a metropolis in ruins. In this bleak world, an aging, grizzled, and outdated hotrod-racing robot emerges as the unlikely savior of a 12-year-old girl. Together, they must race against relentless Robo-Cops, armed with a groundbreaking invention that holds the key to humanity's salvation.

Genre: Science Fiction
Series: Petrol Head | Illustrated by Laurence Campbell
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