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Method Man

2.6  ·  Rating Details ·  43 Ratings  ·  17 Reviews
An ancient evil of unfathomable power plots the unspeakable--the destruction of the mortal realm and beyond. Man's only hope lies in Peerless Poe, a hard-luck private eye with a taste for booze and a magnetic attraction to danger. A former member of the clandestine Order of the Sacred Method, Poe must forge an uneasy alliance with those who exploited him against enemy bent ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published July 23rd 2008 by Grand Central Publishing
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Giovanni Gelati
Jun 04, 2010 Giovanni Gelati rated it really liked it

I saw the cover of this and who the writer was and did a double take. Is this The Method Man? Yes it is. I have to say right here in the post I was so into it; I was chuckling out loud. Here is the description of the graphic novel as it reads from the back cover: “An ancient evil of unfathomable power plots the unspeakable- the destruction of the mortal realm and beyond . Man’s only hope lies in Peerless Poe, a hard-luck private eye with a taste for booze and a magnetic attraction to danger. A
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Paul Mirek
Method Man adds another notch to his belt by lending the concept and "starring" in this quirky supernatural kung-fu fantasy. As Peerless Poe, a descendant of Cain, he gets plenty of opportunity to strike poses while striking through waves of Lilith's spawn--and that's just the first few pages. In fact, this slim volume is so dense that the main character's background and the details of the premise itself are telegraphed through a text piece at the beginning of the book. So much for show, don't t ...more
Jason
Mar 14, 2012 Jason rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: graphic-novels
I got this title as an eBook from my library and I was disappointed in the quality of the text. The images were fine and the art work was easy to follow but the text was blurry and small and very hard to read. It could have been the reader I was using 'Adobe Digital Editions' on PC and OverDrive on my Galaxy tab but I couldn't zoom in or view the pages full screen. You would think someone would go through and retouch the graphic novel for digital distribution and not just scan the pages into a p ...more
Patrick
Oct 28, 2014 Patrick rated it it was ok
Some comedic elements - And it looks pretty good - but composition-wise some of these frames seem like they were put together in a rush - Particularly some of the villains - demons look like cartoons - which undermines the premise of evil. Maybe it was intentional to creat this discord, but it didn't't really work for me. And why miss this opportunity to throw in some cameos from the Wu? who was this clean-cut yahoo sidekick? Who is this old master - Cardboard cutouts without depth. I love me so ...more
Nnhslibrarygmail.com
Jul 29, 2014 Nnhslibrarygmail.com rated it liked it
Recommends it for: YA
This short graphic novel written by Method Man from the Wu-Tang clan and is a fun read. Peerless Poe, is a private investigator and former member of the secret Order of the Sacred Method, Poe is nervous about forging an alliance with a group of people who have exploited in the past. The new threat that they are challenging unleashes dark energies capable of destroying normal men.

Tiffany Kramer
May 17, 2015 Tiffany Kramer rated it did not like it
In the right hands this could have been something enjoyable as there are some good one liners and a few interesting plot points but they were taken nowhere and the story ended up being one I had seen before.
Caleb
Sep 13, 2008 Caleb rated it liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels
I babble on about this for a while here:
http://everydayislikewednesday.blogsp...
(Warning: There's swearing involved, so be careful if sailor-talk makes you faint).

In short: Nice art, a nobe attempt, but ultimately pretty lame.
Dennis R.
May 18, 2012 Dennis R. rated it liked it
I loved the mythos and the worldbuilding. The action and wit was pretty straight-forward. However the angsty ending was really unnecessary and killed the story for me, otherwise this graphic novel would've gotten a higher rating.

Excellent artwork.
Ever
May 04, 2011 Ever rated it liked it
Shelves: own
Wasn't really that good. Meth had some funny one liners but overall it's pretty weak, even for a comic book
Jennpants
Apr 22, 2009 Jennpants rated it it was ok
Childish, but created by the one and only Method Man.
Jayda
Oct 02, 2016 Jayda rated it liked it
The characters and their design was pretty cool. However, it could have been better plot wise and in development. Also, it wouldn't have hurt if it had been longer.
Mike
Oct 15, 2008 Mike rated it liked it
While I enjoyed the artwork and some of the story line, other parts of the story lines did not grab me as much.
Dan
Apr 13, 2012 Dan rated it it was ok
Fun, amusing, but ultimately puerile, unprovoking, and essentially unintersting. I'm expecting too much but, it's the Method Mad, Damnit!
Wesley Oman
Nov 26, 2008 Wesley Oman rated it really liked it
Shelves: library-books
Interesting. Wu-Tang related.
Wendy
Apr 24, 2011 Wendy rated it it was ok
Shelves: graphic-novels
meh.
Ashiedu
Jun 28, 2009 Ashiedu rated it it was ok
The sketches in the back of the book are better than in the comic itself. Clear signs it was a rushed production. Not a bad premise, but terrible execution.
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Jan 17, 2014
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Nov 23, 2008
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Onegallant
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Jul 19, 2011
David Debacher
May 24, 2011 David Debacher rated it liked it
It'd be better if it explained wtf Tical means.
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