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The Fade Out Volume 1 - Community Reviews back

by Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips
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DanySpike rated it 5 years ago
I picked this one up because a friend of mine recommended it to me and I am so glad I did because I liked it a lot! The murder/mystery is my favorite genre so I knew I was going to like the story, but this goes so much farther than that. The story starts simply enough: A movie star is found dead b...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 6 years ago
A dead actress and a writer plagued by nightmares
Danielle's Reading Adventures
Danielle's Reading Adventures rated it 6 years ago
One word for this graphic novel. Atmosphere. I definitely felt like I was in the late 1940s Hollywood. But the real Hollywood, not the glamorous, shining synthetic world that so many people in the industry tried to project. The point of view is from a screenwriter deeply immersed in the studio syste...
Literary Ames
Literary Ames rated it 6 years ago
Offensive racist stereotyping, rampant sexism, an abundance of rape, clichéd and disjointed storytelling and an unwieldy cast of homogenous characters of which to keep track – what’s not to love about this 1940s noir in graphic novel form? Continue reading →
Url Phantomhive
Url Phantomhive rated it 6 years ago
I really liked the setting, the end of Hollywood's Golden Age with the many scandals being covered up and a lot of other problems. Charlie is a writer with PTSD who also seems to have troubles writing anything after the war. When, after a party he discovers a murdered women besides him, he starts to...
If These Books Could Talk
If These Books Could Talk rated it 6 years ago
Just enough mystery to keep you wanting more, and some beautiful colouring work by Elizabeth Breitweiser makes this more than simply a 'film-noir on paper'. Full review to follow
It's a Mad Mad World
It's a Mad Mad World rated it 6 years ago
Los Angeles 1948. Charlie Parish wakes up after a wild party in an actress apartment. The problem is that the actress is lying in the apartment murdered. Charlie sneaks away from the apartment and is later stunned when he finds out that the murder has been covered up as a suicide. Now is he plagued ...
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