You've Been Cancelled #1

Writer: Curt Pires Artist: Kevin Castaniero Publisher: Mad Cave Studios Release Date: June 7, 2023 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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In the near future, cancel culture means more than just losing your could mean your life. The world's premier entertainment event is CANCELLED - a live-streamed program where elite bounty hunters called cancellers kill individuals who society has voted to "cancel" following heinous actions or offenses. Our story follows Roland Endo, the world's #1 ranked Canceller. Because of this status, Roland lives in a constant state of paranoia with a target on his back...

  • 9.0
    Lotusland Comics - Hank Rea May 11, 2023

    'You've Been Cancelled' is a wildly exciting new action series that is violent but cleverly put together that brings to mind comics of the 90s with the action movies of the 80s. A satirical look at cancel culture in the most extreme way possible that feeds on the insatiable appetite of a gawking audience. Brutal, fast-paced, and thoroughly entertaining. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Comical Opinions - Gabriel Hernandez Jun 7, 2023

    YOU'VE BEEN CANCELLED #1 is an all-too-relatable take on cancel culture, set in a dystopian future with a twisted version of The Running Man. The satirical wit and extreme violence are amusing, and Pires's script distinguishes itself with above-average character pathos. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Capes & Tights - Justin Soderberg Apr 19, 2023

    The gritty and gruesome debut issue of You've Been Cancelled is definitely for mature readers. Blood is spilled, heads explode, and even an orgy or two take place in what is only the first issue of this new Mad Cave Studios series. With so much packed into the first issue, one would think it's too much but somehow the creative team makes it work. The tv-style telling of the story makes perfect sense with Pires at the helm and we are here for it all. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - Jason Flatt Jun 7, 2023

    You've Been Canceled #1 is a visual delight helping deliver a concept that's millage may vary but at least so far promises to offer some good thrills and a solid chance to find out if it can deliver on its premise. Read Full Review

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