Route 666 #19

Writer: Tony Bedard Artist: Karl Moline Publisher: CrossGen Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Jan 3, 2004

    Crossgen also includes in Route 666 a glimpse of Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang. I had my reservations upon seeing the book in Previews, and the taste I received in Route 666 merely confirms them. Great artwork typically to be found in a Crossgen book, but the protagonist is a louse. Furthermore, poor research cripples the plausibility in this attempt to lure the James Bond crowd. You cannot kill two people by shooting them through their chests using a single bullet from what is clearly a .45 semi-automatic. It cannot be done with standard ammunition. If the bullet happens to be magic or a sci-fi rocket propelled bullet--such as the one Bond used hidden in his cigarette during You Only Live Twice, some mention of it should have been made. It only took me ten minutes to reach this conclusion after confirming with Michael Newton's Armed and Dangerous: A Writer's Guide to Weapons. The strain on credibility could have been so easily avoided. Simply have him shoot both of the targets indivi Read Full Review

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