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Cryptozoic Man #1 (Cryptozoic Man #1)

2.53  ·  Rating Details ·  60 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
From Walt Flanagan and Bryan Johnson of AMC TV's "Comic Book Men" comes "Cryptozoic Man"! Alan Ostman, a middle-aged husband/father, sees his life quickly unravel when his daughter goes missing on a camping trip in the Pacific Northwest...Bigfoot country. After Gray aliens abduct him from a roadside bar, he learns that the fate of the world is dependent on trapping the ...more
ebook, 27 pages
Published October 9th 2013 by Dynamite Entertainment
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Sam Quixote
Oct 11, 2013 Sam Quixote rated it did not like it
Utter garbage from start to finish, easily one of the worst comics of the year. Bryan and Walter are Comic Book Men who know nothing about creating good comics. Read the full review here!
مصطفي سليمان
Sep 05, 2015 مصطفي سليمان rated it did not like it
من اسوأ ما قريت من فترة
يعني كمية عته في كل مستوي يخليني أقف مذهول ان العمل دا شاف النور من الاساس
يعني الراجل اللي كان بيكتب وبيرسم كان بيحاول او بيفكر ف ايه؟
يعني انت بتكتب كوميك ليه حرية الخيال تماما
اخترت اسخف تخيل ممكن وعملته
Shannon Marshall Lush
Nov 11, 2015 Shannon Marshall Lush rated it did not like it

(Note, while this is posted in reference to the first issue, this review actually encompasses all 4 issues..I just didn't want to post it individually to each entry!)

I will begin by stating it actually offends me as a Canadian to consider that our trees were turned into paper in order to produce this drivel. As a tremendous fan of Bryan Johnson, Walter Flanagan, and everything they have accomplished with their podcast and TV series, the term 'dissapointment' doesn't even begin to scratch the sur
Shane Cormier
Oct 31, 2014 Shane Cormier rated it it was amazing
Wow talk about some haters on here. I loved the books. Stories and art. Some of the insults on this page are just retarded. Ashamed they used canadian trees to make this book. Wow cant get more creative than that lol. I personally thought the story and art were amazing and Ive been reading comics since I was a child. But then again I like all sorts of art and there isnt much I dislike because I respect creativity no matter how good or bad stupid people think it is. So i give it 5 stars and hope ...more
Emill Kim
Mar 16, 2015 Emill Kim rated it did not like it
Cryotizoic Man was written and created by the stars of Kevin Smith's TV show, Comic Book Men. Being a fan of the show, I was really looking forward to reading this comic since it was featured in two episodes.

I really, really wanted to love this comic but...

It is an incomprehensible mess that is impossible to follow. I cannot understand how men who immerse themselves in comics daily can put out a unedited mess like this. I can't believe Dynamite Comics could release a comic book this bad.

May 22, 2014 Brian rated it liked it
Mostly world building and backstory but since it is the first in a 4 book run, that's to be expected. Might feel disjointed if you're not paying close attention. Johnson expects the reader to connect the dots.

As a person with no drawing ability, I'm impressed with the art. I'm not qualified to judge how it compares to other prominent graphic novel artists.

Overall, I enjoyed the setup and I'm curious to see where it goes.
Demian Katz
Aug 24, 2014 Demian Katz rated it did not like it
This is shockingly awful -- a ridiculous premise, executed incomprehensibly, with a dash of pretension. Some of the monster art is okay, I guess, though clearly heavily influenced by Rob Bottin's special effects work on John Carpenter's version of The Thing (which, if you have to borrow monsters from something, is probably not a bad choice).
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Oct 19, 2014 Cairnraiser rated it did not like it
I generally enjoy offbeat books, but this was just too incoherent and bizarre.
Wut the hell did I just read?
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The Invisibles did it better.
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Walter Flanagan is a comic book store manager, reality television personality, podcaster, comic book artist, actor and songwriter. Flanagan is a long-time friend of Kevin Smith, and (according to Smith's book Silent Bob Speaks) it was Flanagan who had turned Smith onto comic books.

Flanagan is co-host of the "Tell 'Em Steve-Dave!" podcast with longtime friends Bryan Johnson and Brian Quinn. Flanaga
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