Deadly Class Volume 1: Reagan Youth TP
"Deadly Class is a solid read for those who want a combination of Mark Millar's Wanted and Harry Potter with Garth Ennis's (Preacher) style." - Library Journal (Starred) "A good start to a wicked series." -- Booklist It's 1987. Marcus Lopez hates school. His grades suck. The jocks are hassling... show more
"Deadly Class is a solid read for those who want a combination of Mark Millar's Wanted and Harry Potter with Garth Ennis's (Preacher) style." - Library Journal (Starred) "A good start to a wicked series." -- Booklist It's 1987. Marcus Lopez hates school. His grades suck. The jocks are hassling his friends. He can't focus in class. But the jocks are the children of Joseph Stalin's top assassin, the teachers are members of an ancient league of assassins, the class he's failing is "Dismemberment 101," and his crush has a double-digit body count. Welcome to the most brutal high school on earth, where the world's top crime families send the next generation of assassins to be trained. Murder is an art. Killing is a craft. At Kings Dominion School for the Deadly Arts, the dagger in your back isn't always metaphorical. Collecting the first arc of the most critically acclaimed new series of 2014, by writer Rick Remender (Black Science, Fear Agent) and rising star artist Wesley Craig (Batman).
Publish date: 2014-07-29
Publisher: Image Comics
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
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I liked the concept of an assassin's school and the style of the art, but on almost every other level 'Reagan Youth' failed to catch my interest. Our protagonist is a bit of a blank, sad backstory, etc., but we're given no reason to really root for him - side characters are given more dimension. T...
I was really excited to finally read this graphic novel, but sadly it did not meet my expectations. Very good idea for a story. A school for assassins seems like a story that promises to be captivating, however the rest of the book just did not reach the same level as the concept. For starters, whil...