rise from graves, someone calling himself “Saint Peter” offers bargains, and
his pet kitten can now “talk”. Connected
by blood and straddling the afterlife, Gabe and Mr. Whispers (the aforementioned
talking cat) begin a universe-spanning adventure in the first issue of this
mind-bending and genre-blending new series.
zombies, talking cats, and the afterlife unlike any seen before? I suppose I’ll start off by saying that if
Ehmm Theory is any indication of what the new Action Lab “mature reader” line
is going to be like, I’m totally down with it.
This comical horror is a great step away from all things superhero in
comics, and I for one welcome it with open arms.
exactly what the direction is. So far
though, we’ve begun a rather amusing
tale of a poor sap killed before his prime due to a lover’s
misunderstanding, and his adorable kitten sidekick who amusingly enough can
talk. All the while, we lump the comedy
and cuteness in with a backdrop of vertically challenged zombies and douse it
with blood and guts. Ya, try saying that
three times fast.
this book, I can move onto the actual art within. The illustrations that provide us a
frightening view into this world, while still showing us a funny side to it
all. It’s a bit rough on the edges, but
I actually think that it positively adds to the overall feel to the book.
issue. Even beyond what we’ve discussed
already, you have teleporters, zombie slaying old ladies, and more. If you can wrap your head around that
concept, you’re in for a hysterical treat here.
This could definitely become a favorite for many, so I’d say grab a copy
whenever you can.
titles, check out Action Labs/Danger Zone.