Terminator: Enemy of My Enemy #5 is the exciting penultimate issue in this mini-series. The cover might be my favorite yet – Farrow and the Terminator are fighting side by side, trusting each other enough to turn their backs. In the last issue, they decided to work together just long enough to get Dr. Fong out of harm’s way. Unfortunately, the T-800’s goal is to kill Dr. Fong, and Farrow’s is to rescue her. Honestly, I’m not sure how Farrow has survived this long – she’s basically unstoppable no matter what gets thrown at her. In this issue, we get an extensive flashback to a past assignment Farrow was on, which fleshes out her character nicely.
I’ve never been a big fan of the art in this series, but this issue particularly stood out to me as off-model on some of the characters. Farrow often doesn’t look like the same person from panel to panel. On the plus side, the women continue to be cool and sexy without being sexualized. There’s a particularly awesome panel where Farrow and the T-800 are side by side, and they both look ready to kick major ass. There’s also great banter in this issue between Farrow and the terminator. I can’t wait for the last issue, out October 1st!
“Deliberately walking into a trap to save the life of scientist Elise Fong, ex-CIA operative Farrow Greene finds herself surrounded by metal monstrosities, as she contends with not only the T-800 but a host of other robot enemies reverse engineered by mercenaries!”
Writer: Dan Jolley
Penciller: Jamal Igle
Inker: Ray Snyder
Colorist: Wes Dzioba
Cover Artist: Jamal Igle
Get it on Dark Horse Comics for $3.99. Full color, 32 pages.
[Disclaimer: A review copy was provided for me to review this comic.]