Greatest Hits #5

Publisher: Vertigo Critic Reviews: 1
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    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Feb 8, 2009

    This series reminds me of old-school Vertigo, back when guys like Morrison, Moore, Milligan, and some writers who probably didn't start with "M" were knocking them out of the park every month. As a fan of sixties music and the history (though I admit to much more familiarity with The Monkees) as well as the superhero ouvre, this book feels really special, and the overall message of this issue, that it doesn't take a funny costume to be a hero, is one that resonates with me. It's really well-drawn, a rare interior job by former Hellblazer cover guy Glenn Fabry, and the dialogue is wonderful throughout, especially when the characters realize that the climactic alien battle has caused one of them to lose control of their bowels. Greatest Hits #5 earns a helter-skelter 4 out of 5 stars, and if you haven't been reading this one, I highly recommend you pick it up in individual issues or in trade... Read Full Review

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