Hard Boiled

Hard Boiled

Book - 1993
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"Carl Seltz is a suburban insurance investigator, a loving husband, and devoted father. Nixon is a berserk, homicidal tax collector racking up mind-boggling body counts in a diseased urban slaughterhouse. Unit Four is the ultimate robot killing machine -- and the last hope of the future's enslaved mechanical servants. And they're all the same psychotic entity"--Publisher's web site.
Publisher: Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Comics, 1993
ISBN: 9781878574589
1878574582
Branch Call Number: GRAPHIC NOVEL MILLER
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly col. ill. ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Darrow, Geof

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ncparrish
Nov 04, 2015

I love this style of line-based high detail art, when it's done by someone who can actually draw. Especially after reading interviews w/Darrow, I have a greater appreciation for the Herge (Tintin) style. But I can see how some people wouldn't like his books. I get the impression Darrow draws loads & loads of a subject, then decides later on a story to match the art. Certainly seems like it w/Shaolin Cowboy. Anyway Hard Boiled manages to offend some, amuse others, & pulls off a semi-coherent story along the way.

KateHillier Sep 07, 2013

It's great artwork, though gory and visceral if you don't like that sort of thing. The story is just a little bit lacking though.

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DavidB
Oct 28, 2009

Quite Possibly the bloodiest and filthiest comic ever made.

Incredibly well detailed art by Geoff Darrow. Incredibly stupid plot by Frank Miller. The nonsensical story is really just an excuse to see Darrow’s insanely meticulous drawings at their most gruesome and raunchy. One wonders what Frank Miller’s good for now-a-days anyway.

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DavidB
Oct 28, 2009

Sexual Content: Also sets a new low. In this twisted futuristic world acts of depravity occur casually on street corners.

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DavidB
Oct 28, 2009

Coarse Language: Surprising only one bad word is uttered; a little girl says ‘damn’.

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DavidB
Oct 28, 2009

Violence: Sets new standard for gruesome acts of carnage ever to be drawn.

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