The Boys: Butcher, Baker, Candlestickmaker #4

The Boys: Butcher, Baker, Candlestickmaker #4

Writer: Garth Ennis Artist: Darick Robertson Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Release Date: October 19, 2011 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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The greatest two years of Billy Butcher's life give us a glimpse of what might have been, as he and Becky set up home in Margaret Thatcher's 80s Britain. But a family tragedy heralds worse to come, and horribly- inexorably- the gates of hell swing open.

  • 9.0
    Comics Bulletin - Shawn Hill Oct 22, 2011

    Shawn Hill knows two things: comics and art history. Find his art at Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    A Comic Book Blog - Victor Kutsenok Oct 19, 2011

    Wow. Even I did not see that one coming. Holy freaking crap. This issue was one of the most shocking ones I have read in a long time. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    ComicList - Brandon Borzelli Oct 21, 2011

    If you have ever read this series and had any interest in the character of Billy Butcher you should pick this issue up to see how he got to be the cold and calculated tough guy as he is in the main book. This is the issue that embodies what this series is all about. Super- powers doesn't always translate into being a good guy and this issue shows why. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Chad Nevett Oct 24, 2011

    The events of this issue are not surprising and they still manage to connect. There's a sense of dread throughout the issue that grows as you read and just smacks you in the face. Ennis is a master of this technique and, with Robertson, pulls it off expertly here. You know what's going to happen and it's worse than you think you know. Read Full Review

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