Published: May 5th, 2010
Written by: Mike Allred
Art by: Mike Allred, Laura Allred
Dark Horse, Image Comics (reprint), 260 Pages
I love the style of Mike Allred’s art and I also dig his style of humor.
However, by this point, I felt like this series had ran its course for me.
It was amusing and fun but it’s honestly more of the same and I didn’t feel as if the series was building towards anything worthwhile.
Sure, there are some things that link into a bigger arc but this felt more episodic and kind of aimless.
Overall, it’s a solid looking, fun comic. And I’m probably being harsher than it deserves but while reading this, I realized that my brain’s interest in it was out of gas.
If you are a massive fan of the series, you’ll probably like this. I liked the first two volumes but as I flipped each page, I just thought to myself, “Yeah, yeah… I got it.”
Pairs well with: the other early Madman collections, as well as SCUD: The Disposable Assassin, the Hellboy and B.P.R.D. comics and The Goon.