The Umbrella Academy: Dallas #3

The Umbrella Academy: Dallas #3

Writer: Gerard Way Artist: Gabriel Ba Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: January 28, 2009 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 1
9.3Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

As Clare Boothe Luce once said, "No good deed goes unpunished." The Sance, ego bloated from having saved the world a few months ago, finds himself strapped in for a most unpleasant ride while the team runs in four different directions--because only four of the seven Umbrella Brats are currently mobile.

Clare Boothe Luce, Republican congresswoman, ambassador, and playwright, was the daughter of unmarried violinist and deserter Wm. Franklin Boothe. (The Umbrella Academy does not approve of the term "illegitimate child." Every child is legitimate; it's some parents we find to be lacking.) Through her varied career, she took on communism, sexism, and Nazism. When her friend, actress and legendary suicide Dorothy Hale, threw herself from the sixteenth floor of New York City's Hampshire House, Luce compelled art goddess Frida Kahlo to paint the shocking El Suicidio de Dorothy Hale. In 1953, President Eisenhower named Luce ambassador to Italy. When she met Pope Pius XII, Luce, i

  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Charles Webb Feb 20, 2009

    If you liked this review, check out more of the authors work at Monster In Your Veins. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Book Resources - Timothy Callahan Jan 31, 2009

    "Umbrella Academy: Dallas" has Gabriel Ba and Dave Stewart's visuals, and that's enough to make it worth buying anyway, but Gerard Way is doing some pretty cool things with his little (yet expansive!) comic book world, and if his imagination continues to kick off its shackles, I think this may end up being one of the best series of the year. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comics Bulletin - Troy Stith Jan 31, 2009

    In closing all I have to say is, hurry up issue #4! Read Full Review

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