The Maxx: Maxximized #2

The Maxx: Maxximized #2

Writer: Sam Kieth, William Messner-Loebs Artist: Sam Kieth Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: December 11, 2013 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 1
9.2Critic Rating
9.5User Rating

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The second issue of Sam Kieth's classic MAXX series continues with all pages completely rescanned from Sam's original art, and new coloring that is overseen by the creator. For longtime fans, this completely remastered version of Kieth's quirky classic is truly a brand new look at an old and treasured friend. For those just new to the Maxx, Julie, and the Outback... we envy your discovering it for the first time!

  • 10
    Comic Bastards - Steve Paugh Dec 11, 2013

    For something that (somewhat justifiably) has a reputation for being so chaotic, The Maxx #2 really is a well-planned tapestry of tense and jumpy pacing, high-minded pseudo-psychological banter and fights that see teeth and clawed fists clash with bullets, all of which gel to tempt a further tumble down the rabbit hole. I was hooked before, and I'm damn well hooked again. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Florida Geek Scene - Raisa Jan 1, 2014

    Speaking of language, just as everything else in this book is, the dialogue is unique as well. I always love when creators change the fonts of the dialogue to represent the voices of the characters. That is done quite a bit in the Maxx. The only complaint I have is that sometimes the font can be hard to read. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AiPT! - Gregory Paul Silber Dec 11, 2013

    Like its debut issue, The Maxx: Maxximized #2 is rough around the edges, but there's no denying its sheer visceral thrills. It's an odd, unsettling piece of psychosexual horror that actually seems to have something to say. If you missed this gem during its first run, here's your second chance to experience the beautiful madness of Sam Kieth. Read Full Review

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