Saturday, August 06, 2005

Fun Run for 8/6

Today's fun run is Heckler, by Keith Giffen and Tom & Mary Bierbaum.

This series was not long for this world, only six issues long, but the six issues were all quite good.

The Heckler's powers were basically that he was a cartoon, so the series was just filled with him getting beat up and acting like a cartoon.

Really, there is not a lot to say about the series...there basically was no plot.

But there was nice Giffen art and a LOT of jokes.

So pick these issues up!!


Blogger Bill Reed said...

I have wanted to read this series ever since I first saw the house ads about it. But I've never managed to track them down.

8/07/2005 1:46 PM  
Blogger Pól Rua said...

Heckler is a funfunfun read.
Issue #2 where he fights El Gusano as a Roadrunner pastiche is especially funny.

I love the way in this that Giffen does this incredibly broad comedy with scenes of mundane, almost downbeat secret identity stuff.
He did the same sort of stuff with PunX.

8/12/2005 5:32 AM  

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