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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...2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
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.
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