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.
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 27 days 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 2 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 3 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 4 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 5 months ago by Jonathan E. Haynes
It's not that often that I feel more stupid after I finish reading something, but here it is. The first immediate conclusion I came to after only a few pages of reading is that... Read morePublished 10 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 10 months ago by Keith Rawson
Smartly written and well-drawn, I really loved these books. Scalped gives you a look at an American socio-environmental that's only marginally fictionalized, and one very few... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Halftrak
Dark anti-hero? Check. Sociological observations on the nature of American Society in general and Native Reservations in particular? Check. Ultra-violence? You best check. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Jack Dobson