Happy could have been amazing. Teaming up a cartoonish sprite with a hardboiled killer can be good comics. Having a symbol of innocence floating around a hardened kill in a brutally dark setting – I’d like to see it done well and I say I’d like to see it done because in Happy, the series becomes so heavily mired with black despair and grime that it never recovers and ultimately reads like someone’s poorly conceived Sin City spinoff.
Happy Halloween! This is a short week, a) because I was broke, and b) because not a whole lot came out. Was any of it good? Let’s find out!
Graceland Comic Reviews – 09/26/12
I’m a day late, and a temper short, but here are some comic reviews.