Go to ...

 

A Deep Six’d
Publication

RSS Feed

July 24, 2021

Crime

“100 Bullets” revisited, Part 1 of 3: Croatoa, MK Ultra, and the induced amnesia of the Minutemen

Writer: Brian Azzarello Artist: Eduardo Risso Vertigo Comics, 1999-2009 As ever, this review contains spoilers. It seems an odd thing to have to warn readers that this review contains insights into critical plot developments and twists, given the title concluded publication twelve years ago. Such is the compelling nature of the extended chess game that

MY HEROES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN JUNKIES (review) (or, “Send no bail I’ll escape on my own”)

Writer: Ed Brubaker Art: Sean Phillips Image Comics, October 2018 I CAN TELL A STORY IN PERFECT FAITH the facts are straight, and still be wrong. Light glances off the real in imaginary ripples before reaching us. This is how the art gripped me in this unsettling crime novella, as if seen in an intervening

.357 Magnum Opus (review)

Writer: Ghezal Omar Artist: Mingchen Shen Artillery Network, 2019 The comic draws upon the adult, sexualised themes and tight, compelling characterisation of 100 Bullets, even down to the title, which sounds like one of writer Brian Azzarello’s word plays. The story begins with Rhett, a minor player. Rhett is a broker for bounty hunters like

Black Duchess #1 – Palace Pandemonium (review)

Creator and writer: Robert Getty JP Vilchis – Artist Heist plots are always entertaining, but integrating a heist into the superhero genre with its godlike musclemen is a tricky endeavour. The short pitch to this comic, Black Duchess #1, reads as follows: A new indie comic about a wily thief forced to rely on nothing

Older Posts››
%d bloggers like this: