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really liked it
Four things to know going into Criminal by Ed Brubaker and Sean Philips:
1. It’s a comic book…
…there are pictures and panels and dialogue bubbles;
2. Within these pages you will NOT encounter any bulging, brawny costumed superheroes or mutant-powered, tight-wearing freaks;
3. This is 100% crime noir, meaning you WILL encounter violence, blood, sex, potty mouth talk and some powerful images that may haunt you;
and most importantly…
4. Criminal…is…dripping with gold. A well-written, skillfull
really liked it
Leo grew up being a pickpocket. His old man and “uncle” Ivan taught him well. Now he is a heist planner with rules that he lives by. No guns-No cops- He calls all the shots.
A recipe for disaster when he agrees to pull a big job. Things go south in a hurry.
He ends up on the run with an elderly Ivan. (who has a bad drug habit, Alzheimer’s and is pretty much a pervert- My favorite graphic novel character yet) and a woman friend that helped with the heist.
He has the cops and the bad guys chasing hi
Well, damn. That was depressing.
I thought this was going to be heist-y & fun, or something! But this? This was a cautionary tale. Like, they should hand copies of this out in high school, the same way they do condoms.
Don’t do anything illegal, kids. It will end badly! And here’s the proof…
That’s not to say it wasn’t good. It was! Nobody does crime/noir the way Brubaker does, and this was no exception. But make no mistake, it’s dark.
The main character is a coward, in the sense that he alw