Deadly Class

Deadly Class

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"Deadly Class is a solid read forthose who want a combination of Mark Millar's Wanted and Harry Potterwith Garth Ennis's ( Preacher ) style." - Library Journal (Starred)

"A good start to awicked series." -- Booklist

It's 1987. Marcus Lopezhates school. His grades suck. The jocks are hassling his friends. He can'tfocus in class. But the jocks are the children of Joseph Stalin's top assassin,the teachers are members of an ancient league of assassins, the class he'sfailing is "Dismemberment 101," and his crush has a double-digit body count.Welcome to the most brutal high school on earth, where the world's top crimefamilies send the next generation of assassins to be trained. Murder is an art.Killing is a craft. At Kings Dominion School for the Deadly Arts, the dagger inyour back isn't alwaysmetaphorical.

Collecting the first arcof the most critically acclaimed new series of 2014, by writer Rick Remender( Black Science , Fear Agent ) and rising star artist Wesley Craig( Batman ).

Audience: Rated M, Mature.
"Rated M / mature"--P. [4] of cover.
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Image Comics, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781632150035
Branch Call Number: Remen
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly colour illustrations ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Craig, Wes - Illustrator


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Oct 14, 2019

Lots of cuss words and drugs. Not sure what is the hype about this comic.

Nov 30, 2017

I really don't read lots of comic books, but this was THE ABSOLUTE SHIT when I first read this series, I am now hooked, I never really gotten so hooked into a comic book series quite like this, this maybe my new 'Blue Exorcist' because I have something else to read while waiting for the new BLUE EXORCIST volumes to come out

KateHillier May 11, 2015

Lots of points for the art on this one. Looks gritty, retro, and definitely tips the hat to Frank Miller's Sin City art as well. It's labeled as a comic about an assassin's school in the 1980s but there's a bit more going on here than that. There's a part of it there but we're dealing a lot with emotional motivations and other problems that these children on crime families and the like have to deal with and the fact that they are at a school to learn how to be assassins. Family profession isn't everything and all that. It'll be curious to see what befalls these kids next.

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