Criminal Macabre #1
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Criminal Macabre #1

Writer: Steve Niles Artist: Kyle Hotz Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Eye On Comics - Don MacPherson Feb 10, 2007

    Writer Jason Aaron brings this war story to a satisfying and fitting conclusion. As always, the parallels and contrasts between the two protagonists' tales serve as the greatest appeal of the book. Aaron's script and plotting challenge his audience, and the complexity of the storytelling, tempered with its down-to-earth characterization, is quite thought-provoking. Billy Everette's character finds redemption as a soldier in this concluding issue, but in finding his courage and overcoming his fear, he loses himself and any chance at a normal life. Cameron Stewart's art conveys the choreography of the climactic battle perfectly. We can see the mechanics of the battle unfold with crystal clarity, and he manages to convey the chaos in a slow-motion mode that drives home the art and the drama of the ugliness of the violence. Not surprisingly, The Other Side proves to be an ironic tragedy. The dedicated soldier with a loving family is denied his return home, while the reluctant weakling is h Read Full Review

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