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Brit, Vol. 1: Old Soldier (Brit #1)

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Meet the government's last line of defense when it comes to the really messy parts of keeping the world safe... Brit. When super-powered menaces threaten our home soil, send in Brit, a one man killing machine. Indestructible, unstoppable and eligible for a senior citizen's discount.
Paperback, 176 pages
Published March 6th 2007 by Image Comics (first published July 1st 2003)
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Drown Hollum
Nov 10, 2014 Drown Hollum rated it liked it
Brit is Robert Kirkman writing a Savage Dragon style comic. The whole thing is bombastic, with rapid pacing, weird character development and forced expository dialogue. The whole thing is pretty goofy, and really pales in comparison to Kirkman's Invincible book, but it's still a worth while extension of the Invincible U. Tony Moore and Cliff Rathburn provide some really great art, and there are some fun, well illustrated fight scenes to help move things along through the confusing and over-the-t ...more
Amber
Sep 12, 2014 Amber rated it it was ok
With the success of The Walking Dead, all of Kirkman's older titles are getting renewed interest. This one was a mildly entertaining read about an aging military man-weapon whose "super power" is his indestructibilty. But he's not super strong, so he really just wears down his enemies, which is kind of amusing. It's very dude-centric, but luckily, it lacks most of the aggressive sexism that we have to suffer through in action movies. That being said, OF COURSE he has a "stripper girlfriend" who ...more
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George
Jun 08, 2009 George rated it liked it
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My first introduction to Brit came in the pages of Invincible, where he appears in the aftermath of an extremely bloody battle between a Serpent Society ripoff and a few of the weaker members of the Guardians of the Globe. Brit bursts in, sees the bodies piled everywhere and says something like - 'wow, they made a real mess' - which I thought was funny. So I read the trade.

Brit - short for Brittany, he's not British - works for the government. He's really old. He's also a newlywed, having just m
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Batsap
Feb 01, 2010 Batsap rated it really liked it
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Some graphic novels explore deep issues, others redefine characters or the way comic books are written for ever more, but sometimes (to paraphrase Freud) a comic is just a comic. BRIT falls into the latter category and wonderfully so. The art is bold and vivid, the fight scenes panoramic, the plotlines frequently bizarre and there are explosions. Lots and lots of explosions.
Brad
Aug 06, 2010 Brad rated it really liked it
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Really enjoyable, action-packed superhero/spy stuff. Right in Kirkman's wheelhouse. More broadly drawn characters than in similar books like Invincible, but still good.
Alberto Carlos
Bastante chulo. Bueno es un buen cómic de acción y tal... gamberrete, divertido. Buena opción si eso es lo que buscas
Rob McMonigal
Nov 01, 2007 Rob McMonigal rated it liked it
Not as good as Kirkman's other works, but still good enough to get 3 stars. See my review here: http://trebro.livejournal.com/285760....
Jesse
Jul 26, 2014 Jesse rated it liked it
An interesting spin off/stand alone from the world of Invincible. If you ever wanted to know more about the secondary characters in the Invincible series, this is a good look into some of that.
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Robert Kirkman is an American comic book writer best known for his work on The Walking Dead, Invincible for Image Comics, as well as Ultimate X-Men and Marvel Zombies for Marvel Comics. He has also collaborated with Image Comics co-founder Todd McFarlane on the series Haunt. He is one of the five partners of Image Comics, and the only one of the five who was not one of the original co-founders of ...more
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