Crossed #6

Publisher: Avatar Press Critic Reviews: 1
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    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Jul 17, 2009

    We've had some spirited discussion of whether or not The Boys is all shock and no substance, but Herogasm's most depraved sex scene doesn't quite stack up to what we see here. My issue has a wraparound cover taking place in a fast-food restaurant which features blood, beatings, and a man forcing another man's head towards the deep-fat fryer. There's some interesting character work in the issue, especially as regards Geoff's confession, but it ends up being covered in a thick layer of blood and gore and much of it's power thus lost. It's hard to assess this issue for me. Blood and gore, ala the 'Saw' movies isn't in itself a deal-breaker for me, and 'Night of The Living Dead' is a fave-rave, but there's just too much focus on the horrible things that the Crossed are doing, with this issue featuring the graphic on-panel murder of not one, but TWO children, a moment that just doesn't sit right with me. Yes, it doesunderline the reasons why Kitrick has had it bad, and why he's si Read Full Review

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