One of the most in-your-face openings to a comic in the last couple of years. I LOVE comics that aren't pulling any punches and that clearly have nobody suggesting that something be toned down a little bit. Great art. Read Full Review
If "Butcher Baker, the Righteous Maker" can live up to the reputations of the comics I compared it to at the beginning of the review is hard to say. The first issue is an excellent start. It's a comic that revels in being a comic, taking advantage of the medium to both inhabit and comment upon its dominant genre, the superhero. Read Full Review
But Im a very patient reader. I read Final Crisis in single issues and never once complained. So Im excited to follow Joe Casey and Mike Huddleston (whose art Ive neglected to mention thus far -- he sells the absurdity Caseys going for while casting them in varying, dazzling color schemes, often in glowing pinks and blues) and see where they take us in Butcher Baker the Righteous Maker. I only expect that I wont know what to expect. Read Full Review
Perhaps the two do balance out the book into something worth reading, but if Butcher Baker, The Righteous Maker #2 doesn't step its game up, I'll be dropping this series from my pull-list without hesitation. Read Full Review
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