Dollman Kills the Full Moon Universe #1

9

Amazing

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When you want a whole universe killed who do you call? Dollman of course.

We get three short stories in this issue, in each Dollman faces off against some familiar faces from the Full Moon Universe. I will admit i don’t know any of these characters, it doesn’t take anything away from the enjoyment of this book but i should go back and read a few titles of each of Dolmans victims. Next issue sees Dollman face off against the Puppet Masters Dolls, whom i do know,  I am looking forward to that one.

Up first is ‘Out of the Box’ in which a group of very stupid teenagers summon a bunch of Demon Toys hoping to be bestowed magic powers…. yeah nothing bad ever happened during a human sacrifice.

When the possessed toys show up the teens don’t stand a chance, until Dollman arrives just in time (meaning too late to save most of the kids) to stop the demon master for good.

The art for this one is fantastic, at points there are panels of a girl bending over of leaning forward for no reason other then to see her chesticles or the camel toe in her underwear, that for me is not needed but i can see why its there, most of the buyers of these books are teenage boys, so they know their audience.

It’s a fun and goring story to start and introduces Dollman quite well to people who might not know who he is.

Up next we get ‘Familicide’  a family of (maybe) rednecks with the head of the family being a guy with a massive head… oh no i get it “head of the family” duhhh.

Taking them your one by one before going after the head honcho (sorry, i had to) with a little head from someone inside the family.

Again the art is pretty flawless for this, overly busty women are once again in abundance but again it doesn’t distract from the fun of all the gruesome deaths.

In so few pages the story does exactly what it needs to do, show how badass Dollman is, job done.

Last but far from least we get the SDCC Exclusive ‘Smoke Break’ which is only 2 pages but has enough blood for all you gore lovers. In this one Gingerweed man (to be confused with Gingerdead man, who is a must read by the way) is in a alley getting high with a female joker cosplayer. To Dollman (and too some I’m sure) smoking weed is as bad as human sacrifice and summoning demons and is deserving of a right royal killing to death.

The art for this one is a little more cartoony, which isn’t bad, its just a little over shadowed by the quality of the rest of the book.

We also get one more little treat, which is also a trick (cleaver lads, i see what you did there) of a fully illustrated advert page for all sorts of toys you can (most certainly NOT) buy for just a few dollars. It’s so well done I no choice but to add it below.

Dollman Kills the Full Moon Universe is available from August 2018 from all good (and I’m sure some bad) comic stores. Pre order yours now so you don’t miss out what promises to be one hell of a gory ride.

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Good

  • Great Art
  • Fast Paced
9

Amazing

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I've been collecting comics since I was 13. A comic shop near where I lived was closing down and selling all their back issues for 25p. My cousin and I had a look around. I had £5 and spent it all on Wonder Woman comics. For the next decade I picked up a few more here and there but nothing serious until I spent the day in the centre of London and saw half a dozen comic book stores. It didn't take long after that to complete the whole 226 issue run. While collecting Wonder Woman comics, several more titles peeked my interest including Supergirl and Young Justice by Peter David which to this day have been my all time favourite comic runs. Now I'm almost 8,000 comics deep into my obsession and have been lucky enough to review comics for the past couple of years and now have my own site to share my passion.

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