A few months ago I walked into a local comic book store just to browse.
Jason Aaron is the best comics writer currently working and Scalped is a work of genius on the same level as James Ellroy's Underworld USA trilogy and The Wire.
Still, Scalped is well written and well told, with a pace and plot that keeps it interesting.
This volume is primarily exposition and "world building," but it is still remarkable. The story is sad, beautifully drawn, and feels genuine. Read morePublished 2 months ago by CaitlinIsTemp
Interesting start to a series. Some of the characters seem very stereotypical at this point but hoping as I get deeper into things that will changePublished 3 months ago by Chad Hammel
Great TP. Can't wait to get the rest of them but unfortunately, Amazon doesn't carry any volumes but the first! What's up with that?Published 4 months ago by Gregg DeBeck
I just got my copy of Scalped Vol 1: Indian Country last night and churned my way through it in one sitting. It was impossible to put down. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Vandal
Dashiell Bad Horse, the protagonist of Scalped shares his name with one of the heavyweights of detective noir literature, Dashiell Hammett (author of Red Harvest, the Thin Man,... Read morePublished 6 months ago by stutron
The story: A violent, sociopath named Dashiell Bad-Horse, with anger issues and bleak past returns to his home on an Indian Reservation after fifteen years away. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Callum Scott
As another reviewer put it, "It doesn't get any better than this." What doesn't? Comic books. Crime fiction. Westerns. And political fiction too. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jonathan E. Haynes
It's not that often that I actually hate a graphic novel and feel more stupid after reading it, but here it is. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Eric
Jason Aaron is the best comics writer currently working and Scalped is a work of genius on the same level as James Ellroy's Underworld USA trilogy and The Wire. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Keith Rawson