This is very much a quiet issue, but it's one which sets up the current story arc well and also provides a great jumping-on point for those who missed out on the book in its previous incarnation. Less graphically violent or sexual than the issues which preceded it, this installment of The Boys is slightly more subtle in its mockery of the superhero genre, but it's no less effective. It also introduces a couple of characters who look like they will be enjoyable additions to the book's cast. The Boys has gone from being a one-note parody book to an involving story in a genuinely fleshed-out superhero universe in the space of just a few issues. I'm glad I stuck around to see where Ennis is taking it. Read Full Review
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