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Tuesday, July 14, 2009

The Umbrella Academy: Dallas

Title: The Umbrella Academy: Dallas
Author: Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba
ISBN: 9781595823458
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics

"The team is despondent following the near apocalypse created by one of their own and the death of their beloved mentor Pogo. So it's a great time for another catastrophic event to rouse the team into action. Trouble is - each member of the team is distracted by some very real problems of their own. The White Violin is bedridden due to an unfortunate blow to the head. Rumor has lost her voice - the source of her power. Spaceboy has eaten himself into a near-catatonic state, while Number Five dives into some shady dealings at the dog track and The Kraken starts looking at his littlest brother as the key to unraveling a mysterious series of massacres... all leading to a blood-drenched face-off with maniacal assassins, and a plot to kill JFK!

Through the first part of this story, I was honestly very confused. I felt like I'd missed a first part, but I'm not sure that I did. It does give a review of what's going on at the beginning, but parhaps I wasn't good enough to let it sink in :).

Because I had a little trouble keeping up with what the story was doing in the first few segments, this story probably was a bit more complicated to me than it is to other people. Though, once I figured it out the story was it was high fantasy, really.

I'd definitely recommend this graphic to anyone who loves comics and such - perhaps they'd do a better job understanding it than I would :). But I really did enjoy this story, so no time lost. Enjoy it!

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