Gravedigger #1

Gravedigger #1

Writer: Christopher Mills Artist: Rick Burchett Publisher: Action Lab Comics Release Date: July 15, 2015 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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The popular noir web series returns to print... Framed for the murder of a mob boss's daughter, "Gravedigger" McCrae is on the run in a South Florida paradise, pursued by a relentless crew of killers. His pursuers think tracking him down will be easy, but Digger McCrae is particularly dangerous prey. Gravedigger is a master class in hard-boiled comic action!

  • 9.6
    Graphic Policy - pharoahmiles Jul 16, 2015

    This was a solid first issue, from the choice of style, the choice to go purely black and white, and the dialogue, it all comes together to create an atmosphere as if you were in a 60s crime movie. The narration and dialogue by Mills are definitely throwback to that era. The art by Burchett, although shows flash of Alex Simmons, has a knack for drawing this time period. Overall, if you loved those old tough guy movies, you will appreciate and enjoy this series. Read Full Review

  • 9.0 - Harrison Rawdin Jul 14, 2015

    Gravedigger #1 with a competent team, an easy to follow premise and a plot that doesn't rely on over explanation adds up to smart fiction. There's no doubt in my mind that this comic is quality entertainment that deserves recognition. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Broken Infinite - Frank Rodriguez Jul 16, 2015

    Gravedigger #1 presents the classic noir, murder mystery with smart writing and great art. The black and white comic actually works towards creating a better atmosphere for the mystery and the story is gripping. Our lead is charismatic and intriguing and the other characters feel alive. A solid first issue. Definitely get it. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Crusaders - Johnny Hughes Jul 15, 2015

    The film noir is currently a popular genre. What I like about this book, is that some of the elements are familiar giving it a kind of gum-shoe quality, but there is enough variety influences to make thisread fun and engaging. Issue two promises to conclude this story with issue three a reprint of the original Scavenger book for a whole new audience. Read Full Review

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