Comic Guide Review – “The Best Unholy Halfbreed”

A FLAWED Work OF GENIUS, BUT A Work OF GENIUS Even so

“The Best Unholy Halfbreed”- Graphic Novel assessment (comic by Garc Mraci–author, artist)

So what would come about if actor Robin Williams experienced intercourse with a rhinoceros and fathered a half-breed boy or girl? Which is the query posed by The Best Unholy Halfbreed, and that is the query foremost on my head when I been given my assessment copy of the book.

I would read a whole lot about Unholy Halfbreed in the months prior. For people not in the know, this unbiased comic book brought about quite a little bit of controversy because of to its around the top themes and depictions of graphic violence. Its major plotline consists of the aforementioned act of bestiality and the ensuing birth of Rhinoboy, a half-breed bastard boy or girl with a real Oedipal complex. He hates his father (Robin Williams) and wishes to eliminate him for raping his mom.

The quite premise is the item of a warped head. But I ordinarily adore black humor like that, amusement that will not pull any punches, so I was truly looking forward to looking at this.

My initial reaction was that of shock and disappointment. The “art” appeared remedial and amateurish. I persisted, even though, because the story was so perversely compelling. I experienced to come across out what demented plot twist Mraci was going to introduce future.

And it does get truly demented, truly swift. Rape, prostitution, bestiality. Mraci will not leave a solitary taboo untouched. This is a book that you browse for the characters and the plot, not for the art. Though, after a while, the art grew on me: it has a quite Mike Decide (“Beavis and Butthead”), early South Park kind of vibe going for it. Mraci has a unique artistic vision. His drawings are basic, but they’re immediate and get his plot throughout. It is crystal clear that his art is just a vehicle for his thoughts (which are truly quite funny).

In simple fact, more than anything at all else, this book is funny. I identified myself laughing out loud several moments, substantially to the annoyance of my roommate, at the continuous stream of gross out humor and sight gags. Robin Williams carrying a pair of ass-considerably less chaps? Test. Rhinoboy going to a prostitute? Test. There is certainly at minimum just one fantastic line or noteworthy visible on just about every web page.

At just underneath $20.00, this book charges considerably less than a night time out. With the rumors that an adaptation is currently being developed for Adult Swim’s late night time cartoon lineup, do not overlook out on what numerous are already contacting the indie comic book come across of the yr.

Score: B+

By Stephen Galackawicz