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The Boys: We Gotta Go Now

10 Oct

Title: The Boys Vol 4: We Gotta Go Now

Author: Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson

Publisher: Dynamite 2009

Genre: Graphic Novel

Pages: 184

Rating: 5 / 5 stars

Reading Challenges: Graphic Novels

How I Got It: J owns it

Garth Ennis is the award-winning writer of Hellblazer, Hitman, Punisher, Preacher, Pride and Joy and War Stories. He is much in demand for his hard-edged, wickedly humorous style. Darick Robertson is the critically acclaimed artist and co-creator of Transmetropolitan. He is also the artist on Fury and Punisher (both with Garth Ennis), and the creator of Space Beaver.

Wee Hughie dressed as a superhero.  That’s all you really need to know about this volume.  Okay, not really, but that part was absolutely entertaining.  This volume gives us a broader picture of the different superhero factions.  We get intimate with the G-Men and all the other G-(insert stupid word here) teams.  The interactions really do say a lot about humans in general.  Sometimes uncomfortable, sometimes enlightening, The Boys is always thought-provoking and thoroughly entertaining.  Can’t wait for the next volume!

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