6 Sidekicks of Trigger Keaton #1

Writer: Kyle Starks Artist: Chris Schweizer Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: June 9, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 14 User Reviews: 5
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For fans of CHEW and ASSASSIN NATION comes a new action-mystery series from Eisner Award nominees CHRIS SCHWEIZER (Crogan Adventures) and KYLE STARKS (SEXCASTLE).

The world's most unlikable action star has been found dead, and his previous TV sidekicks are looking to solve the mystery. But how can you catch a murderer when almost everyone hated the victim? Now these sidekicks are going to learn what it means to be the stars of the show...that is, if any of them survive the STUNTMAN WAR!

  • 10
    Comic Crusaders - Johnny "The Machine" Hughes Jun 9, 2021

    In many ways, this book reminds me of Shirtless the Bear Hunter book in that it has a crazy off the wall hook. If you think that this issue is bonkers, then future issues will pretty much take it several notches higher. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Geek'd Out - Michael Thao Jun 9, 2021

    The Six Sidekicks of Trigger Keaton is, at times, surprisingly dramatic and scrappy yet incredibly heartfelt. The mystery surrounding the death of Trigger Keaton is the least interesting part in a book whose characters quickly won me over. They're woefully inept yet lovable, and they steal the show in this first issue. But above all, Six Sidekicks is simply just a hilarious and witty book that will no doubt bring a smile to your face. This is the first I've read of Kyle Starks and Chris Schweizer's work, and it definitely won't be the last. Read Full Review

  • 10
    BGCP - Michael Lennox Jun 9, 2021

    After the nuts Knives Out I have a kind of itch for all things murder mystery and can't wait for the next issue, my wife always says I spoil crime shows by spotting the murderer early blurting it out.. in fact, I think ……….did it. Great five-star first issue. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Forces Of Geek - Lenny Schwartz Jun 9, 2021

    This is a very different comic book, but I enjoyed it from the very first page! Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Jun 9, 2021

    Its always a treat finding a new series that can be so much fun right away. Theres enough comic books with creators that take everything way too seriously. Give 6 Sidekicks a shot. This could easily be one of 2021s sleeper hits. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Major Spoilers - Robert Mammone Jun 12, 2021

    Never believe in your screen heroes. They'll disappoint you again and again. People like Trigger Keaton will, however, appall you. But in the hands of talented creators, the story line can also shine a lot on bad practices in a funny and moving way. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AIPT - Ronnie Gorham Jun 9, 2021

    The Six Sidekicks of Trigger Keaton #1 is a must-read. If you're a fan of movies like Knives Out and The Usual Suspects, you'll love this book. Make sure to add it to your list during your next trip to your local comic shop, and be sure to pick up all the cool variants they have for it as well. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Jun 9, 2021

    A bizarre premise stuffed with colorful characters, gut busting humor, a deep appreciation of American pop culture, and a surprising degree of depth amidst all the tawdry details. The uninitiated can rest assured they're in for one heckuva ride here. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    COMICON - Rachel Bellwoar Jun 18, 2021

    All the behind-the-scenes Hollywood drama you could want smushed into one issue " that's The Six Sidekicks of Trigger Keaton #1 in a nutshell. Read Full Review

  • 8.9
    Multiversity Comics - Matthew Blair Jun 11, 2021

    A great introduction to a murder mystery that uses the tropes of a Hollywood whodunnit to deliver an interesting character study on the egos that work in Hollywood. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Comics Bookcase - Zack Quaintance Jun 9, 2021

    Trigger Keaton may have been a miserable #*@&-nut, but the comic about his death is a delight.. If youve liked Kyle Starks and Chris Schweizers past comics, you will almost certainly like this book. Read Full Review

  • 8.3
    Sequential Planet - Ethan Maddux Jun 13, 2021

    Six Sidekicks of Trigger Keaton #1 is a wonderful dark comedy. Almost every joke lands due to the talent of both Kyle Starks and Chris Schweizer. Starks' wit matched with Schweizer's comedic timing is a recipe for absurdity that delights from start to finish. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Kabooooom - Matt Morrison Jun 6, 2021

    I'll consider it a miracle if Kyle Starks and Chris Schweizer manage to avoid a lawsuit or a firm punch from the third fist concealed under Chuck Norris' beard. With any luck that legal shutdown and lethal strike won't arrive until after we've seen the rest of The Six Sidekicks of Trigger Keaton. This is one of the funniest comics I've read in some time. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - Collier "CJ" Jennings Jun 10, 2021

    The Six Sidekicks of Trigger Keaton #1 takes a darkly comedic approach to the world of syndicated television, setting up a mystery and a cast of eclectic characters along the way. If you watched TV during the '90s, or enjoy oddball mysteries in the vein ofChew, then this comic is worth a read. Read Full Review

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