Vinyl Underground #2

Writer: Si Spencer Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: November 7, 2007 Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 6.5
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Nov 7, 2007

    Every once in a while Spencer does something inventive, such as when one character tries to hold a serious conversation with said sex icon in an online chatroom while she fends off the digital advances of her crazed admirers. I'm also pleased with the overall art quality, though more because of Cameron Stewart's inking than anything. In the end, The Vinyl Underground suffers from the exact opposite problem plaguing most books these days. Too little action and too much focus on the characters. Who knew? Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comics Bulletin - Robert Murray Nov 15, 2007

    Like the first issue, this installment has a pretty paint job, but hardly anything under the hood. Once again, Gane and Stewart construct a fight scene with Leah that displays a lot of carnage, yet still has the lovely vixen posing without a scratch. Fortunately for us, Morrison does get the crap kicked out of him by the neo-Nazis, giving his handsome mug some much needed tarnish. However, even bandaged up with a black eye, he still manages to bring his hip aura to his encounter with Kim. Spencer and his artists are definitely in sync as to the overall look of Vinyl Underground, yet I dont think it works well for comics storytelling. All of the flowing locks, iconic poses, and trendy clothing show us that the main focus of this series lies in the readers prying eyes, just like the eyes of the British tabloids in the comic. We are supposed to see a side to these four people that the world has never seen, yet the side we see is not all that different from what weve come to expec Read Full Review

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