Shoplifters Will Be Liquidated #1
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Shoplifters Will Be Liquidated #1

Writer: Patrick Kindlon Artist: Stefano Simeone Publisher: Aftershock Comics Release Date: October 9, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5
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The largest retailer in the world requires the best-trained loss prevention staff, and Security Officer Nussbaum defends the company interests at any cost. Life, human rights, rational thought are all secondary concerns. But his world is upended when he finds a society living under the retail outlet - a culture that challenges his no-tions about consumerism and sense of self. Is he ready for the message? Imagine Judge Dredd working for Amazon, and you've got a hint of what you're in for.

From Patrick Kindlon (PATIENCE! CONVICTION! REVENGE!) and Stefano Simeone (CLANKILLERS) comes SHOPLIFTERS WILL BE LIQUIDATED-a satirical take on th more

  • 8.3
    Sequential Planet - Matthew Dillon Oct 20, 2019

    A visually arresting trip through the future of loss prevention. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Oct 9, 2019

    Kindlon can come up with some crazy stories and turns amid the plot which is one of the reasons I really liked his last series with AfterShock. Shoplifters Will Be Liquidated is off to a fun start here as it throws us into a crazy world and then zags when you're expecting a zig. Simeone's artwork is pretty solid here, though I'm not too keen on his vision of Nussbaum, as the world has the right kind of big and crazy about it and the blue hues are really slick. I'm definitely curious as to what the new world Nussbaum is entering is going to be like and there's a lot of appeal in exploring whatever else it is that this team really has in store. Read Full Review

  • 6.6
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Darryll Robson Oct 7, 2019

    An intriguing first issue with a strong message. The unlikable central character is both a blessing and a curse but there is plenty going on in the narrative and the art to keep you invested until the end. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Multiversity Comics - Christa Harader Oct 10, 2019

    Shoplifters Will Be Liquidated #1 goes for edgy too soon and stumbles a bit because of its zeal. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Big Comic Page - Craig Neilson-Adams Oct 10, 2019

    There are plenty of good ideas in here, and the beginnings of what could be an intriguing new series. For me though, the story and pace just never seemed to click into gear. The reveal at the end left me unsure of where this is heading, and it feels like it could be quickly moving away from the original premise. Read Full Review

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