Overall then, a pretty disappointing issue. Though it has its moments, they're all concentrated in the first 5 pages, leaving the remaining 22 bland and uninspired. Let's hope next month's tale of Xt'tapalatakettle, the Olmec statue given by Mr. Burns to Bart, will prove more worthy of the Simpsons' name. Read Full Review
At least the poor concept does not lower the quality of the artwork. For the opening joke, Phil Oritz brilliantly mixes and matches the denizens of Springfield. He generates a broad range of emotion from the cast and contributes a successful parody of a famous Wolvertoon, which also inspired a famous hot rod toy advertisement. Mike DeCarlo provides a noticeably precise line, and Art Villanueva gets a real workout during the paintball scenes. Read Full Review
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