The Boys Vol. 1: The Name of the Game
Publish date: 2007-06-29
Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment
Pages no: 152
Edition language: English
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4.5 stars. No, this is not okay. It's not okay for Ennis to make me have these feelings. It's just not. I get overly emotional about fictional people. Full review later.
Ennis is a skilled writer, I won't deny that. But I didn't like Preacher, and I don't like this.I think it all comes down to two things. I don't believe that humans are all inherently evil, which seems to be his basic premise here. So naturally superheroes are all depraved monsters, because they can...
First off this series is NOT for the faint of heart, like AT ALL. Within the first few panel we see Ennis’ classic brand of unflinchingly graphic, gory violence. I mean GROTESQUE, HORRIFIC VIOLENCE. A woman literally ends up a red smear on a brick wall. Then there's the raunch, borderline offensive ...
One word: crass. Two words: Offensive, even. Three words: Great art, though.Some more words: This was my first Garth Ennis book, bought solely on the raving recommendation of the guy in the bookstore, and while it is highly vulgar in places (and I'm not joking when I say that it puts the 'graphic' i...
Sophomoric and silly...Garth Ennis has proven he can write much deeper stories with "Preacher" and "Punisher-Max", so why is he giving us such juvenile potty-humor here?!?
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