Comic Review: The Maxx: Maxximized #1

The Maxx: Maxximized #1
Written by Sam Keith and William Messner-Loebs
Art by Sam Keith
Colors by Ronda Pattison
Cover by Sam Keith
IDW Publishing
Release Date: November 27, 2013
Cover Price: $3.99

In the alleyways of the violent and corrupt city lives a behemoth of a man who calls himself The Maxx, clad in a purple superhero jump suit with monstrous yellow gloves each adorned with a large spike. The Maxx fancies himself a protector of the city’s citizens targeted by thugs, though his social caseworker Julie just sees him as another helpless soul that she must contend with. And in the shadows of the city lurks the evil and manipulative Mr. Gone, a master of the pint-sized cannibalistic imps known as Isz.

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Vertigo Gets Own Digital App; Kicks Things Off With 99 Cent Sale Of Neil Gaiman’s ‘Sandman’

Vertigo Comics announced Wednesday that they’d be kicking off their brand new digital comics app with a 99 cent sale on all Sandman comics.

So, there’s two things going on here: DC Comics has split their Vertigo Comics imprint from the main DC Comics app to give all of the Vertigo titles a digital home. That’s right! New comics like Fairest, Saucer County, Domique Laveau: Voodoo Child and The New Deadwardians will all be going day and date digital, while established books like The Invisibles, American Vampire, The Unwritten, Fables and many, many more will also be making their way to the Vertigo-only app. Which is pretty cool.

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