Exterminators #8

Writer: Simon Oliver Artist: Chris Samnee Publisher: Vertigo Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Robert Murray Aug 28, 2006

    As for Samnees artwork, it doesnt quite measure up to Tony Moores excellent work, but the panels work for the dramatic scenes in the issue. The facial expressions are appropriate, and there is a certain griminess to the lines, making for art steeped in realism, as it should be. Issue #8 is Oliver showing just how strong his female characters are, setting both of them up for juicier roles in future issues. Similar to the discussion of Gone With the Wind, Laura and Page are not caught in some kind of love triangle with Henry. This short story is a tale of womens empowerment utilizing the opportunities available to them in post-9/11 America. Henry is cast as the catalyst for these examinations, but is relegated to the sidelines until issue #9 (even though he has a discussion with his mother as well). Women are the name of the game in issue #8 and, whether its Laura smashing her own cars headlight for character or Page telling her mothers dinner guests off, there is a great am Read Full Review

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