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Old 09-20-2013, 11:15 PM   #584
Ash J. Williams
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Default Re: State Your Opinion on a Character - Part 2

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So, he's basically a pirate hero of sorts?? If so, I pass, not really into them which is another reason I never paid any attention to the Pirates Of the Caribbean films.
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Yeah, I agree. That's what makes something like Axe Cop so much fun. But context is everything, and I really don't get the impression that Grimjack's randomness is meant to be deliberate.
Could be wrong though.
You guys have no idea. Grimjack is not a pirate hero -- he's more of an anti-hero. I guess I'd describe him as a cross between Snake Plissken and Rick Deckard. Ostrander and Truman made quite the team -- mixing post-apocalyptic sci-fi with hard-boiled film noir. Great action and pacing, I've always enjoyed Ostrander and Truman's tales as a result of getting into indie comics when I started with the '80s run of Ninja Turtle comics. You can't really judge Grimjack till you read it, so give it a shot.

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