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3.33 stars 3.33/5 Stars Average score of 3 user reviews

I Gotta Warn Ya... 0

I was in my mid-teens and over at a friend's house. He was pretty political, into music, but didn't read many comics. One of the ones he did read was American Flagg! It caught my interest where it was haphazardly lying amidst a pile of boots, clothes and records.  'Hey, what's this', I asked.  'Oh yeah, American Flagg!, it's a cyberpunky comic.'  'Cool', cyberpunk was way underground back then, 'Neuromancer' had come out the year before, but the genre was still gaining steam. I picked up the com...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

A classic, for sure! 0

Howard Chaykin's American Flagg! is one of those '80s revolutionary comic books that every so-called nerd or fanboy should check out. We can easily call it the precursor to stories like Warren Ellis' Transmetropolitan, with that chaotic narrative that paints a gritty, yet cartoony parody of world events that are as relevant today as they were 30 years ago.Reuben Flagg is a former actor forced to become a Plexmall ranger after being replaced by an hologram. He enters into a world of disbelief as...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

A Whole New World 1

Page OneThis comic came out in 1983 and I read it for the first time last month. Before I wrote this interview I wondered at what I would have thought if I read this back in 1983. I was only ten years old then and reading wasn't my bag. I didn't buy comics till I was twenty but I still wondered at what I would have thought reading it when it came out. I think it would have been out of my league. As it has a slightly older content to it and it reads like a science fiction tale not a superhe...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

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