Smoketown #1

Smoketown #1

Writer: Phillip Kennedy Johnson Artist: Scott Van Domelen Publisher: Scout Comics Release Date: March 1, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
7.6Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

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From acclaimed writer Phillip Kennedy Johnson (Warlords of Appalachia, Last Sons of America), and introducing artist Scott Van Domelen, comes the first in an interconnecting series of chapters in the tradition of David Lapham's Stray Bullets, Brubaker/Phillips' Criminal, and Pulp Fiction. Each chapter explores the final days of a murdered soldier from a new perspective, each one exposing the criminal side of a small industrial Pennsylvania town. In Chapter One, "Killing Marcus," after a life-or-death situation, a battered wife and mother has until sunrise to cover up her husband's murder, not knowing that he more

  • 9.2
    Major Spoilers - Wayne Hall Mar 12, 2017

    Highly recommended! This is the first book of the series, so I strongly suggest you jump on board now so you can enjoy future issues! Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Bastards - Dustin Cabeal Mar 3, 2017

    I will say that you have to read all the way until the end of the issue to be interested in reading the next. While the "almost gotchas" are entertaining, there's not a deep fear of Jen getting caught because it's the first issue. I'll be back for more, but it needs to rely on the art more or provide more insight with the narration to truly hook me on this series. Read Full Review

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