Orion #1

Orion #1

Writer: Shirow Masamune Artist: Shirow Masamune Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Eye On Comics - Don MacPherson Apr 14, 2008

    Cebulski's the hero and the villain of his own stories, and it's easy to see oneself in some of his recollections. Mind you, it seems like he must have dated like Wilt Chamberlain to bed in all the shapely young women as depicted in this story. But hey, I was a late bloomer in that respect, so what do I know. Speaking of the recurring sexual elements in the book, I suppose one could argue that Cebulski's writing here leans a bit toward the misogynist, but I think that argument wouldn't hold up. The stories are about the writer at a time in his life when he was a horny teenager, for the most part, and one has to view the plotting in that light. While there are moments when it seems as though he sees girls as disposable or interchangeable, the main "character" does show respect for women as well. The artwork, mostly by unknowns, is fairly strong throughout the book, and what's most impressive is how consistently the main character is rendered by different talents (save for Seth Frail's m Read Full Review

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