An asylum for mentally disturbed heroes, an orbiting space
station heaving with bone-sucking aliens and a madman in a
mask all make an appearance in the latest Marshal Law graphic
novel. San Futuro's hero-hunter cuts deep into the diseased
tissue of superhero society...
three cracking Marshal
Law Takes Manhattan sees Marshal Law forced to enter a
lunatic asylum that houses whacky ex-superheroes; Secret
Tribunal follows the exploits of The League of Heroes,
a group of junior superheroes; and The Mask/Marshal Law
sees our hero called out of early retirement to fight one
last bad guy.
three stories are entertaining in their own way, but I preferred
the last two stories. Secret Tribunal, while mildly
pornographic in places, has some great (if childish humour).
The young superheroes headquarters are in an oh-so phallic
space ship and the bone munching aliens that they set free
are a cross between Giger's Alien design and the airborne
creatures in Pitch Black.
Mask/Marshal Law is, again, mildly pornographic and features
The Mask from the comic books, and movie. This story also
see Marshal Law ready to hand over his job to a female replacement,
after he realises that he no longer feels hatred towards superheroes.
with other Marshal Law collections, anyone who is fed
up of the boring, anal role that many of today's superhero
comic book characters play will cheer our hero along. He doesn't
wear his underpants over tight leggings, and he doesn't have
a crappy disguise to help him pass as human. In
a world where superheroes are a joke, Marshal Law kicks
If you only buy one graphic novel this year make sure it is
this one. Pat Mills at his sick and twisted best.
this item online
compare prices online so you get the cheapest
(Please note all prices exclude P&P - although
Streets Online charge a flat £1 fee regardless
of the number of items ordered). Click on the
logo of the desired store below to purchase
All prices correct at time of going to press.