Criminal, Volume 1: Coward

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From Harvey Award-Winning Best Writer Ed Brubaker, and Scream Award-Winning Best Artist Sean Phillips comes the first collection of Criminal, one of the best reviewed comics of 2006. Coward is the story of Leo, a professional pickpocket who is also a legendary heist-planner and thief. But there's a catch with Leo, he won't work any job that he doesn't call all the shots on, he won't allow guns, and the minute things turn south, he's looking for any exit that won't land him in prison. But when he's lured into a ...

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Overview

From Harvey Award-Winning Best Writer Ed Brubaker, and Scream Award-Winning Best Artist Sean Phillips comes the first collection of Criminal, one of the best reviewed comics of 2006. Coward is the story of Leo, a professional pickpocket who is also a legendary heist-planner and thief. But there's a catch with Leo, he won't work any job that he doesn't call all the shots on, he won't allow guns, and the minute things turn south, he's looking for any exit that won't land him in prison. But when he's lured into a risky heist, all his rules go out the window, and he ends up on the run from the cops and the bad men who double-crossed him. Now Leo must come face-to-face with the violence he's kept bottled up inside for 20 years, and nothing will ever be the same for him again.

Collects Criminal #1-5.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780785124399
  • Publisher: Marvel
  • Publication date: 5/23/2007
  • Series: Criminal Series , #1
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 561,181
  • Product dimensions: 6.62 (w) x 10.12 (h) x 0.25 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 28, 2012

    Great book

    You better give this book a try, the plot has some great twist in it and its so exciting.

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  • Posted September 14, 2009

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    Like reading a movie, decent.

    I'm a huge Brubaker fan and I was really interested in reading this volume of Criminal. I don't know what I was expecting but I think I was expecting more. This seemed like I was watching a movie panel by panel. That's not a bad thing but usually not my cup of tea. Phillips art works really well for this story style I just wished the storytelling wasn't as predictable. Just an okay read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 28, 2008

    Realism with pulp

    Another Great Comic book, for people who generally DONT LIKE COMIC BOOKS. Ed Brubaker is well known for his work with Batman, Captain america, and Daredevil, but 'criminal' is anything but a superhero comic. No tights, no Cosmic superpowers, and no fate of the galaxy here. Without having to worry about the continuity of 50 year old comic book icons, Brobaker is free to tell a story with honesty and realism. With his love for crime noir and pulp comics, he decided to reinvent the genre for modern comics, and really put his heart into it. Brubaker is a master of storytelling and finding ways to connect the audience to characters, by plausible backstories, and honest naritives. 'criminal' is not just about crime, action and suspense, it's about real people with real problems. If you liked 'no country for olf men' you will love 'coward'. The Intense situations that the characters find themselves in twist and turn them all inside out and force each of them to expose their humanity or inhumainty to the reader. Great writing, Great art, Great experience. READ THIS!

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