High Rollers #3

Writer: Gary Phillips Artist: Sergio Carrera Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: October 8, 2008 Critic Reviews: 1
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Award-winning mystery novelist Gary Phillips came to BOOM! with the best idea they'd heard yet. THE SOPRANOS was the soap opera of upper-class mob life. What do you get, Gary asked, when you transplant that tension to the African-American gangs in inner-city L.A.? Answer- you get the story of CQ, a young man who thought the mob was his family, until it turned on him, forcing him to fight against California's crime families to stay alive! A potent mix of AMERICAN GANGSTER and THE WIRE for fans of Brubaker's CRIMINAL.

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    Comics Bulletin - Karyn Pinter Oct 6, 2008

    If you started reading this series and want to see it through, go for it and give it the benefit of the doubt. If you haven't read any of this comic yet, the first issue was pretty good, second was okay, but issue #3 is the beginning of a WTF-athon. Read Full Review

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