Comic Review: Back to the Future Vol. 4: Hard Time (IDW)

IDW Comics brings you the fourth volume of Back to the Future which shows that these two crazed time traveling nuts are screaming in agony on the front cover. The […]

IDW Comics brings you the fourth volume of Back to the Future which shows that these two crazed time traveling nuts are screaming in agony on the front cover.

The only thing is that most of the Back to the Future movies focused on so much time traveling that Marty and Doc Brown were fixing and changing time so they can live their lives better. But on this graphic novel, it doesn’t focus that much through time, because Jailbird Joey is living with the McFly’s.

At times like this, this would be another one of the Biff of the Future bullshit where he became a cheater, but I don’t know much about Joey. What I do know is that he’s been a criminal and being in jail for 15 years, and everyone from Hill Valley despises Joey for being a cheater, and which most people think that he had some problems. But he stole something so much money, and something much more valuable than the money. After that, ever since Jailbird Joey stays over at the McFly’s place, things had gotten south because somehow Joey is planning up to no good again just to get the loot for himself. But suddenly when he got to Doc’s place, he wasn’t there unless he traveled through time with his Delorean. But what will happen next when Marty discovers where he went?

For some reason, we learned a thing or two about Jailbird Joey, however, he became one of the worst and troublesome of Lorraine’s family. But things couldn’t get so far around here, right? Well in perspective, Joey is a troublemaker, but he just wanted to see his nephew. Although he wouldn’t do something bad to him because he had so many problems that he had in the past, instead he might just let it go and start over being a good person for a change. Even so, Marty went to the past to change Joey’s life for good to stop being a criminal, but until at the end, he was friends with Biff Tannen. And again this isn’t part of the Tannen’s comic because we never knew that Joey was friends with Biff. None of this makes sense, just as we need to learn about Joey’s background. For the Back to the Future fans who don’t know about Jailbird Joey for the first time, this volume of this graphic novel will find the answers to your questions.

About Kevin Bermeo

I'm a New Yorker Artist, currently residing in another country. I enjoy making comics, illustrations, paintings, and digital art. Besides drawing, I'm also a writer, I used to be a Gamer, and I love adventures, food, and dragons.