Girls #24

Artist: Joshua, Jonathan Luna Publisher: Image Comics Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Sacks Apr 27, 2007

    It's the fact that the Luna Brothers deliberately don't answer those or many other questions that makes this book really great. I finished this issue with a ton of questions in my head. There are so many questions left unanswered. But I think that's kind of the point, and part of why this was such a terrific series. The Luna Brothers present the events clearly without telling readers either why things happen or what we should think about them. It would have been a clich and a letdown to explain everything. That sort of ending wouldnt have fit the series. With Girls #24, the Lunas present something that will continue to fascinate for some time. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - David Wallace Apr 26, 2007

    Girls has dealt with some interesting themes: gender politics, sexual attitudes and double-standards, the conflict between human morality and our animal nature, and the fear of the unknown. The final issue also manages to carry some fairly interesting subtexts, most notably in a final coda which muses on the violence of creation and the destruction which is necessary for life to exist. However, in all honesty, there's not enough here to elevate the book much beyond a standard pulp horror/sci fi comic, albeit one which will probably be easy to enjoy for fans of the genre. Seeing as I haven't been an avid follower of the book, it's quite possible that I've missed some of the nuances of the Luna bros. larger story, and I'm sure I won't appreciate this final as much as a longtime fan. 38 pages of story for $2.99 isn't bad value for money, and I'm sure those readers who have eagerly awaited this conclusion won't be disappointed. However, newcomers might do better to check out some of t Read Full Review

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