After finding success with ‘Preacher’, executive producers Seth Rogan and Evan Goldberg turn their talents to the second most popular Garth Ennis series – The Boys. Now the comic is notorious for depicting more or less any heinous act you can think of, so this was always going to be a tricky adaptation.
Luckily, the comic also had some great ideas – with some really great characters, comedy, and moments of satire. And those things shine through in this super adaptation. With just enough of the trademark Ennis edginess left in.
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Today I’m reviewing the Garth Ennis comic ‘Crossed’. It’s pretty full-on, and is not for everyone. But there is a story in here with some really mature themes and some great insight. You just have to get past the mutilation and gore to find it.
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Garth Ennis tackles Nick Fury! And if you’ve read any of his work before, especially his run on The Punisher, you probably know what to expect. But that doesn’t make it any less
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Garth Ennis turns his caustic sense of humour towards the Ghost Rider, Johnny Blaze. It has everything you’d except. Hunour bordering on the obscene, disgusting characters, morally dubious heroes, and an acerbic take on organised religion. It also has some of the nicest looking art I’ve ever seen.
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Garth Ennis is not for everyone. His writing can seem a bit too edgy and puerile. But I’d argue that there’s more to it than that. It’s not just offensive, stupid, disgusting humour – it’s actually clever.
Well, most of the time. But luckily, ‘The Boys’ is one of those times.
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I guarantee you will have never read anything like this before.
This volume collects issues 1 – 12 of Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s iconic story.
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