The Boys – Comic and TV Show Comparison

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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The Boys, Volume 1: The Name of the Game – Review

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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