Comic Book Review: ‘Sex Criminals vol. 1’ by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky

Sex Criminals, Volume 1: One Weird Trick  (Sex Criminals #1-5)Sex Criminals, Volume 1: One Weird Trick by Matt Fraction

My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars

I reviewed the first issue separately here. Checking out the first volume, now, I’m a little bummed that the mock-Lichtenstein style didn’t come over as much as I’d hoped…but this was more than made up for by the introduction of Jon’s story. While¬†Suzie is quiet and withdrawn, Jon uses his special talent to wreak havoc and become a minor deity as far as the local porn store is concerned. His name for ‘The Quiet’ is taken from here, too…and it’s too wonderful to give away. Continue reading

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Comic Book Review: Sex Criminals Issue #1 by Matt Fraction & Chip Zdarsky

Sex Criminals #1: Suzie Down in the QuietSex Criminals #1: Suzie Down in the Quiet by Matt Fraction

My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars

Right from the start, the story justifies its title: you see the police coming for Suzie and her boyfriend, and then they slip into a bathroom to bang…. But wait, let’s rewind for context! Continue reading