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Spyboy Volume 1: The Deadly Gourmet Affair (Spyboy #1)

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What if you were an international super spy? What if you had the latest technology at your fingertips? What if you had martial-arts training to hone your mind and body into the perfect living weapon? What if you didn't know it? But what if others did? High school student Alex Fleming's life is the standard teenage mix of homework, dating anxiety, and getting his face shove ...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published January 16th 2001 by Dark Horse Comics
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Joey Parisik
this is very fast pace, there is a lot happening. it escalated very quickly. but over all is was a good book, even though the characters had really outstanding features, and i mean that literally. the art was great but it makes the characters look kind of funky. i think this book is a little better than okay. id recommend this to anyone who likes a combination of fast pace, thriller, and superhero.

WARNING I AM ABOUT TO EXPRESS MY OPINION.
i'm gonna be completely honest, the book would be better
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Federiken Masters
Aug 09, 2011 Federiken Masters rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Fans del autor y del género espiesco.
Recommended to Federiken by: el nombre de su autor y su bajo precio.
Leído y poseído en la edición de dos números publicada por Norma en el año 2000, que pude leer recién cuando conseguí el primer tomo, después de tener el segundo juntando polvo durante varios meses.
El resultado: valió la pena, pero menos mal que no tenía tantas expectativas puestas en la obra, porque posiblemente me habría decepcionado.
David parece con ganas de ser original y parte con mejores intenciones que resultados. La premisa del pibe normal/espía supersecreto es divertida y dentro de todo
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Kai Wilson
Jul 23, 2013 Kai Wilson rated it liked it
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I found this book very confusing and hard to follow. It certainly left a lot of questions for the next book to answer. The names were creative. Bombshell was the girl's name. Spyboy was the name of the main character. The villian who is chef was named Gourmet. If not for all of the cliff hangers, I would not be interested in reading the next book.
Lyric
Oct 17, 2010 Lyric rated it really liked it
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SPY BOY is a great addition to the comic book world. I love the concept of a nerdy boy finding out that he is a sleeper cell spy. There is a lot of room for impovement and development. I am intersted in seeing where the series goes.
Matt
Jan 11, 2013 Matt rated it liked it
It helps to read this book as Peter David making fun of all spy film cliches.
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