Dirtboy #1

Writer: George M. Dondero Artist: Colin Adams Publisher: Moronik Comiks Critic Reviews: 3
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  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Michael Deeley Jul 18, 2005

    Cute book. The idea seems to be bad kids, children who are disobedient, unruly, or just plain destructive can turn into the embodiments of their bad habits. These are lost children, alone and unbound. Hopefully well learn more about why these kids went bad and why they stay bad. Could be some social satire, maybe some Calvin & Hobbes-style observations on the downside of childhood, or maybe just more dirt and fart jokes. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell May 16, 2005

    I have to give Colin Adams full marks for this issue's art as it's really quite impressive, with a wonderful sense of energy about it, plus even more importantly a clear vision, as there wasn't a single moment where I found myself struggling to figure out what was going on visually. The visual design of Dirtboy was also a lot of fun, with numerous fun details like the comb that is entangled in his hair, or the wonderfully disgusting moment of the mess of goo being pulled out of this same nest of hair. I also enjoyed the various animals attackers that are sent after the fugitive heroes, as there's something quite interesting about the little detail that has all these creatures looking like they've been stitched back together. The art also turns in some solid shadow and light work on the scene where Dirtboy questions the other kid about what he did to the attention of the people chasing him. The art's delivery of Dirtboy's big attacks are also nicely done, as I loved the panel where Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Shaun Manning Sep 2, 2005

    But meditating even this deeply is missing the point of Dirt Boy. Its meant to be fun, and it is. Read Full Review

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