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Rio: The Complete Saga

4.08  ·  Rating Details ·  12 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Paperback, 288 pages
Published January 28th 2014 by IDW Publishing (first published November 19th 2013)
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Dominick
Offhand, I can't think of many great Western comics. Doug Wildey's Rio is one. "the tall man," as Rio is often called--when he isn't called Rio, the only given name he seems to possess--is a pretty typical Western-style hero: rangy, laconic, good (and fast) with his guns, but only in a good cause--now, at least, that he has retired from his days as an outlaw--wily, tough, you name it--all the things Clint Eastwood was in his best Western roles. And we get pretty much all the cliches--bandits, st ...more
Derek Parker
Feb 16, 2014 Derek Parker rated it really liked it
I'm not a big fan of Westerns -- although I do appreciate the genre -- but this book really got to me. Wildey's gripping storyline, his realistic art, and the very character of Rio all make for one of the best reads of the year so far. I'm very tempted to give this one five stars.

Plus, I want to go back and watch the old Johnny Quest cartoons, as I did all the time as a kid.
Jean-Luc
May 29, 2014 Jean-Luc rated it liked it
Offered amnesty by Ulysses S. Grant, the gunslinger Rio becomes a special agent working directly for the president. Settlers are a settlin' in the wild west, clashing with the Indians, and Rio's gotta find answers. Indians have the US Army surrounded at Satan's Doorstep, and Rio's gotta negotiate. A criminal mastermind has taken over an entire town, and Rio's gotta take him down. Etc etc. It ain't easy, but our hero is an American, so he faces his duty bravely and with a sanity I would not ...more
Kyle Burley
Jul 12, 2015 Kyle Burley rated it liked it
3.5 stars
The stories are solid but Doug Wildey's outstanding art is the real star of this collection.
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