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The Amazing Joy Buzzards: Volume 1 (The Amazing Joy Buzzards #1)

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The Amazing Joy Buzzards are a rock and roll adventure band that rivals such legends as the Beatles and Rolling Stones. It's an everyday adventure for them when fighting giant robots, evil witch-doctors, and exploring the supernatural, all with the help of their mystical Mexican wrestler friend El Campeon.
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Published 2007 by Image Comics (first published July 1st 2005)
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Randy Lander
Jul 31, 2013 Randy Lander rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Amazing Joy Buzzards has any number of obvious influences, but it doesn't merely emulate what it seeks to homage. The rock band on the road, solving supernatural mysteries, is reminiscent of everything from Josie & The Pussycats to Scooby Doo, and the members of the band run the gamut from the smart but shy guy, the laconic badass who also happens to be a racecar driver and the chatty, charming frontman who loves the ladies. The inclusion of vampires, mad scientists, immortal gods and superp ...more
Daryl
Dec 26, 2014 Daryl rated it it was ok
Shelves: graphic-novels
Quite a few years ago, I was attempting to translate a mystery/romance novel I'd started writing into comic book format. (I recently finished the script for the first issue.) I picked up The Amazing Joy Buzzards to see if I could get any insight into putting music into a graphic novel format, which seemed both odd and difficult to me. Unfortunately, I didn't get any of that from this graphic novel trade. The titular band are more of a monster-fighting, covert ops group than a musical group (at ...more
Damon
Mar 01, 2012 Damon rated it liked it
While there may be some flaws to this book overall, I think they're made up for by the obvious enthusiasm the creators had when they were working on it. Almost every page reads like these guys were saying "I can't believe we're actually doing this!" out loud in their workroom.

A lot of this is silly and obvious, the writing and artwork could use some polishing, but the end result is still pretty fun to read. Plus they pull off a fictional band in a fairly non-cheesy way, or at least in a way that
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James Carmichael
Apr 13, 2008 James Carmichael rated it really liked it
Shelves: graphic-novel
Scooby-doo, Charlie's Angels, Fab Four, Josie and the Pussycats, with great great art and terrific, clickity-clack plotting and dialogue. Really really fun. Really really really fun.
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A fun read with some neat art from Dan Hipp.
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Great high-contrast black and white art, but the writing is uncompelling to me for some reason.
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