Nicholas Teska and Albalien Stein prepare themselves to embark on a trip into the unknown cosmos. After years of experimenting, Teska and Stein have opened a portal to a distant planet. A signal from an unknown planet has reached Earth and Teska was able to extract a location. Equipped with space suits, laser guns, and exploration gear, the scientists take the leap and teleport themselves across the universe. Arriving on a snow cover mountain, they first appear in a barren planet with no signs of life. However, they are brought to a domed city that is protected against the planet’s icy weather. Now, these brave men of science find themselves entangled in a crisis that threatens the safety of their new world and the Earth!
Issue two takes Nicholas Teska and Albalien Stein far beyond their expectations. Greeted by a strange planetary system with multiple planets orbiting in the skies, the pair venture through a snow-covered landscape. Hidden in the falling snow are mutated bears looking for an easy kill. Teska and Stein manage to fend them off but become wounded. Luckily, help arrives to bring them to an advanced city that is sheltered from all the planet’s dangers. They are met with helpful doctors and General Buck Gordan, the protector of the dom city. General Gordan enlists Teska and Stein to save his city in it’s most desperate hour.
Feast or Famine is a fun re-imagine of Nikola Tesla and Albert Einstein, two real-life geniuses that have been greatly accelerated to new highs. Instead of creating up theories, their comic counterparts are active explorers, willing to risk their own lives to reach new discovers first hand. Dave Swartz vision for Nicholas Teska and Albalien Stein leads them to become men of logic and reason, with a touch of daring adventurers. Like a Spock meets Indiana Jones mash up. Joseph Cooper and Wez Locker illustrate an imaginative world with interesting character designs, alien technology, and a few surprise twists thrown in. Feast or Famine continues to be a thrilling, sci-fi adventure that will bring the story to an epic conclusion in the next issue.