Comic Review: Sherwood, Texas/Boondock Saints: FCBD Special (12-Gauge Comics)

SHERWOOD, TEXAS/BOONDOCK SAINTS 12-Gauge Comics SHERWOOD, TEXAS STORY: SHERWOOD, TEXAS is a retelling of the Robin Hood legend set in the world of biker gangs in rural Texas. Rob Hood […]

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12-Gauge Comics

SHERWOOD, TEXAS

STORY:

SHERWOOD, TEXAS is a retelling of the Robin Hood legend set in the world of biker gangs in rural Texas.

Rob Hood has returned home for the funeral of his father only to find his town is being harassed by a biker gang called The Nobles. Their leader, Gisburn, hatches a plan to kill Rob.

The issue “cliffhangs” with Rob getting shot in the chest.

REVIEW:

This did not catch my attention.

Of course, there’s a bit of fun of seeing “how will this Robin Hood character appear in this adaption?” However, the story seemed flat. In some ways it seemed ROBIN HOOD: PRINCE OF THIEVES influenced the comic. 

This comic would appeal to the SONS OF ANARCHY fans.

CREDITS:

Shane Berryhill, Writer

Daniel Hillyard, Art

Charlie Kirchoff, Colors

Ed Dukeshire, Letters

****

BOONDOCK SAINTS

The Lost Gig”

STORY:

Set in 1999, the MacManus brothers and Rocco are on an adventure into the middle of the river and heading to a tug boat filled with drugs.

The same usual BOONDOCK SAINTS fun of gunshots, cursing and movie quotes and tying the main villain to an anchor and dropping him in the water.

REVIEW:

I picked up this comic being a BOONDOCK SAINTS (and praying for a third movie). This brief story had the fun of the movie. The characters insulted each other via brotherly love and shot the heck out of everything.

It ended on the awesome note of them doing reciting their “Shepherds we will be” oath.

The script was incomplete and some more explanation was needed as to why they went after the boat, who the main villain was and what came next. Still it was fun and I enjoyed the issue!

CREDITS:

Troy Duffy & J.B. Love, Story/Script

Toby Cypress, Art

About Don Smith

Before self publishing 'Ghost Investigator' under the Spirited Comics Publication banner, Smith has written comic books for Heske Horror and Bluewater Comics. His bio comics, 'Political Power: Ronald Reagan' and 'Political Power: Rush Limbaugh' garnered national attention on 'The Rush Limbaugh Show' and 'The New York Times.' His upcoming comic 'American Defenders: The Army' gives a history of the United States Army. Smith also garnered acclaim with his latest history book, THE GOFFLE ROAD MURDERS OF PASSAIC COUNTY, that detailed the first murders in Passaic County, New Jersey and their unusual connection the administration of President William McKinely and Vice President Garret Hobart. Visit his site at http://donsmithwrites.wordpress.com.