100 Bullets Vol. 1: First Shot, Last Call

100 Bullets, Vol. 1: First Shot, Last Call - Brian Azzarello, Eduardo Risso Not perfect, but this is definitely the beginning of a great series. I did have a bit of an issue with Dizzy's story, as it seemed a bit slow at times (as in just get on with it kind of feel). However, it was still worth reading. The second story does have a nice little twist I will not reveal to get people to read it. I love the premise of this book: a stranger shows up with a suitcase, including a gun and 100 bullets and evidence of those who wronged you. You can carry out your revenge, get justice, and you will be scot-free. It is a tempting idea: if you had this opportunity, would you take it? And how would you use it? I can see this turning into some party game or such. That aside, the premise is very good. This volume definitely makes you want to read more, see if it gets better. I get the feeling it will. If you like noir, crime and revenge, and mysteries with some conspiracy thrown in, this is a must read. I definitely enjoyed it overall, and I will be reading more of this series. The agents, those who bring the briefcase and gun, reminded me a bit of the Cigarette Smoking Man in the X-Files. The art work definitely complements the story very well, enhancing the mood and ambiance. Anyhow, this is a series to pick up.