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Way of the Rat, Volume 1: Walls of Zhumar (Way of the Rat #1)

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The future of a kingdom lies in the hands of the thief who stole it Boon Sai Hong, the infamous "Jade Rat," never aspired to be more than a thief. Then he met Po Po, the wisecracking monkey master, who taught Boon the truth about the magical ring he stole, the forces of darkness arrayed against his homeland and Boon's own destiny as the hero of his world
Paperback, 160 pages
Published March 28th 2003 by Cross Generation Comics (first published March 2003)
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My favorite hack Chuck Dixon is at it again, but it seems clear he's really phoning it in. He's good for a quick history lesson or two though.

I read another Cross Gene book 15 years ago, and as far as I can tell from these two examples, they are as bland and heartless as they come. I still recommend their wikipedia entry as an interesting read on bad business models and branding supplanting interesting content. At least in Cross Gene's case they had the decency to go bankrupt. If only Marvel wou
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Young wanna be thief Boon, trying to pull off a job and stay out of trouble instead ends up stuck in the middle of royal intrigue, ninjas, magic rings, a talking monkey, a beautiful damsel and a horde of barbarians ready to storm the city.

A fun mix of fantasy and Jackie Chan kung-fu movie.
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TO-READ, USED TO OWN FREE COMIC from 03, FIND OUTLET
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Charles "Chuck" Dixon is an American comic book writer, perhaps best-known for long runs on Batman titles in the 1990s.

His earliest comics work was writing Evangeline first for Comico Comics in 1984 (then later for First Comics, who published the on-going series), on which he worked with his then-wife, the artist Judith Hunt. His big break came one year later, when editor Larry Hama hired him to w
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