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    I read it today and thought it was fun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by the illustrious mr. kenway View Post
    I read it today and thought it was fun.
    I haven't been to a comic book shop since FCBD.

    Probably will get there sometime by next weekend or so.

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    Weirdly, I would be on board for a series of oneshots about the Lobster Johnson movies. I’m sure they’d be incredibly formulaic, but man alive, it could be cool. Maybe they’d make good back up stories for any future titles.

    I was pleasantly surprised by the format of this issue

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    Was expecting more of a typical Hellboy story, but what we got, essentially 16 pages of an actual movie, was better than anything else they could’ve come up with. What a winner.If you’ve read it already, I’d suggest studying the panels where Hellboy and the Lobster actually fight. The repeated panels to cover for Hellboy not being available for shooting and how the replacement actors face is always covered, that his hand looks shonky, that he’s super scrawny, and that it’s clearly not Hellboy at all is phenomenal.
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    A lot of fun, if pretty slight.

    I think they could have done a little more with this. I don't know what exactly, but...

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    Quote Originally Posted by middenway View Post
    It's great to see a new review from you Mark!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joker View Post
    A lot of fun, if pretty slight.

    I think they could have done a little more with this. I don't know what exactly, but...
    Yeah, it was pretty hollow in terms of new developments. I kind of think that’s what made it great though. It wasn’t a story that revealed some new, unrevealed corner of Hellboy’s past, or shed any light on the context of his future actions. It didn’t even really add more flavour to his “In Mexico” adventures beyond telling us spoilers:
    how disappointing it must’ve been for that director to work with him.
    end of spoilers It was an extended and hilarious gag issue that has made me laugh more on each of my four readthroughs. Lots of killer little details.

    Perfect palate cleanser after the heavy ending to B.P.R.D. I wonder what else they could’ve done with this issue. Maybe set up some kind of continuing unrevealed In Mexico story arc that involved the actor who played the Lobster. I’m kind of satisfied with this being the period on 1956.
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    I love this, a great pick me up after all the seriousness of BPRD.

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