Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes to plan.
Trapped in an isolated gas station by a voracious Splinter parasite that transforms its still living victims into deadly hosts, a young couple and an escaped convict must find a way to work together to survive this primal terror.
This is the last of the four "animated comics" on the I Am Legend DVD, taking place in the same universe as the flick, only at 4 different places in the world, none of them being that of the film. This being the only one directly written by Jada Pinkett Smith, I was interested in finding out how good it is. At just under three minutes with credits, it's the shortest. The first of these is about thirty seconds longer, and this has less "plot", so to speak, and establishing of setting than that. It's really a single idea, expressed in about as little time as it can without rushing. And the concept and execution are both marvelous. The style is fitting and subtle. Lighting and design are excellent. Pacing is spot-on. The music is perfect for the tone. Apart from the score, use of sound is minimal, and to great effect. Not a single word is spoken in this. Of the set, this is likely to be the easiest to take in for those not big on drawn art. There is arguably disturbing content in this, but no strong language or real violence. I recommend this to any fan of dark fiction, and while it will increase the impact this will have on you, it is not necessary to have watched the movie. 7/10
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