Big Trouble In Little China: Old Man Jack #1

Writer: John Carpenter, Anthony Burch Artist: Jorge Corona Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: September 20, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6
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"    From John Carpenter (director of Big Trouble in Little China, Halloween, The Thing, Escape from New York) and Anthony Burch (writer of Borderlands 2) comes the story of old man Jack Burton's final ride in the Pork-Chop Express.
"    The year is 2020, and hell is literally on Earth. Ching Dai, sick of relying on screw-ups like Lo Pan to do his bidding, has broken the barriers between Earth and the infinite hells, and declared himself ruler of all.
"    Sixty-year-old Jack Burton is alone in a tiny corner of Florida with only his broken radio to talk to, until one day it manages to pick up a message. Someone is out there i more

  • 9.0
    Comic Crusaders - Andy Hall Sep 20, 2017

    Unlike some of the other comics, you don't have to have seen the movie in order to enjoy this book. It sets itself up pretty well as an independent story. But for those who know and love the movie there are additional payoffs. If you are looking for something enjoyable and fast to read, this could be the fun book for you. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    GWW - River Godbee Sep 19, 2017

    It is great to see Jack back and see a new chapter from this series! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AiPT! - Jason Segarra Sep 20, 2017

    A ton of fun but light on substance, Old Man Jack is a great ersatz sequel to an '80s cult classic. Looking forward to seeing where this goes next. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Multiversity Comics - Kent Falkenberg Sep 25, 2017

    "Big Trouble in Little China: Old Man Jack" is the perfect type of licensed comic. It's got the style and swagger of its parent, while very much remaining it's own beast. Nothing here is impenetrable " Jack proves that himself driving head-on into that fencing of hellfire. Overall, it's one spirited romp through the apocalypse. Read Full Review

  • 7.6
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Manny Gomez Sep 20, 2017

    'Big Trouble In Little China: Old Man Jack' is a fun set-up for fans of the classic 80s movie. It captures the style, feel and attitude of the original while delivering a solid comic book reading experience. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    Comic Bastards - Dustin Cabeal Sep 20, 2017

    This is it, folks. I will never read another Big Trouble in Little China comic. It made me regret my movie purchase that's how awful this comic is to read. None of the charms is there, none of the personality and none of the entertainment. If you want a bunch of dad jokes, then go for it, pick up Big Trouble in Little China: Old Man Jack. If you don't pick it up and read it then good for you, I wish I could be you. Read Full Review

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