The new Netflix series 1899 has been praised by both fans and critics. The sci-fi thriller was praised for its brilliant concept and gritty tone. However, the show and platform have also been controversial: an independent cartoonist accused the show of stealing key concepts from the 2016 comic.
This is a controversial shot. On Sunday, Brazilian comic creator Mary Kagnin posted a lengthy Twitter thread of hers highlighting some similarities between the show and her Silence in 2016 comic Black. These began with shots of desert pyramids and expanded into storylines about mysteries driven by code and disembodied voices. , including the eventual deaths of several of them. It’s the day I found out.”
1899 is a multilingual German-language show set in the late 19th century. It shows her SS Cerberus en route from Europe to America encountering a distress call from her sister ship Prometheus, which has been missing for four months. What follows is a series of bizarre events and incidents that defy reality. A recurring motif in the show is pyramids, including images of mysterious giant pyramids in a dark, dystopian-looking desert.