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Vatican Hustle

3.2  ·  Rating Details ·  10 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
NBM launches a stunning new talent whose art is a hilariously grotesque cross between Ralph Steadman, Basil Wolverton and Chester Gould’s bad guys in a resolutely lowbrow sendup of blaxpoitation films. When a crime boss’ daughter turns up missing, who’s he gonna call? Boss Karate Black Guy Jones, that’s who, chump!! The two- fisted, karate chopping, crime solving machine i ...more
Paperback, 138 pages
Published December 1st 2009 by NBM Publishing (first published 2009)
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Jul 29, 2013 Melki rated it really liked it
Boss Karate Black Guy Jones is a private dick who's an 8-cylinder sex ride for all the chicks!

Can you dig it?

Jones has been tapped by the local crime boss to find his missing daughter...before she turns up in a donkey porn video. It seems she's now in Rome, and has just been granted an audience with His Holiness. And NOT in a GOOD way!

The ugly, ugly Ralph Steadmanish illustrations are perfect for this sordid little tale that offers a hilarious sendup of clowns, leprosy, clowns with leprosy, AND
Jan 14, 2011 Matt rated it liked it
Everything about the beginning of this book is amazing, when it's all Hustle and no Vatican. In the vein of blaxploitation films, we meet Boss Karate Black Guy Jones, who's awesomeness is so over-the-top that it can't be anything but amazing. After 20 pages or so, I was hip to the jive, ready for a modern blaploitation feature in the line of Black Dynamite. Then the Pope comes in - grotesque in both appearance and character, featured solo for pages and pages and pages on end, alongside his nasty ...more
Plenty of funny bits, but the plot seems to fall apart in the middle and doesn't re-coup by the end.
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