Deathblow: ...And Then You Live
I wanted to storytime this comic for a long while now, because I love Azzarello and I love this book. Today I should have the time to do it all.
Here's the best way to put it:
>Less in the mold of any super-hero story on the stands, something more akin to David Rees "Get Your War On" and Kyle Baker's "Special Forces", Azzarello's Deathblow was hilarious, irreverent to an almost perverse degree, and packed full of the sort of hyper black criticism mostly relegated to a Youtube video's comment page. There's no punches pulled.
>Every criticism of post 9/11 America gets a chance to play itself out, and while political theorizing rarely--if ever--makes for a comic book that's even remotely tolerable to read, Deathblow succeeds, in part because it never slows down or tries to educate. It's just nasty hyperbole, crazed metaphor mixed with raw, disgusting violence that never tries to be "realistic."
Bump if you're reading, and enjoy the ride.
First time I storytime something with the picture-based captcha. Let's hope for the best.
Anybody reading? How are you liking it so far?
Well, FUCK, I can't finish this all in one go. I will come back in two or three hours and post the last three issues... I hope this thread will still alive.
And it ends on a PUN. Brian Fucking Azzarello, accept no substitutes.
That was the end folks, I hope those that read it enjoyed it. See you next time.
Also, fuck your street names captcha.