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Tank Girl: The Royal Escape (Tank Girl)

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Dayglo and Martin give us a completely new take on Tank Girl -grittier, bloodier, and weirder than ever before The Royal Escape finds Tank Girl and her team stranded on the outskirts of a city they have just destroyed, as an immense and vengeful army approaches.
Paperback, 104 pages
Published September 28th 2010 by IDW Publishing
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Danger
Aug 27, 2015 Danger rated it liked it
This was certainly a case of style of substance.

Admittedly, I had not read a Tank Girl comic before, and this particular tale comes late in the series run. BUUUUUUUT, a quick internet search informed me that the four issues that make up this book are their own 'stand alone' story, so I figured it'd be fine to just jump right in. It took a moment to orient myself with the characters and their relationships, but once I got that, it was all good.

Though...

The story itself was kind of weak. Perhaps i
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Matthias
Mar 13, 2016 Matthias rated it liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels
I'm not sure what they were escaping from, or why; "our heroine must find a way to defeat an entire army" seems to be all the premise there is, a set-up for one long fight scene. Pretty much the whole book is gleeful, gory violence interspersed with silly jokes (the shirt reading "Freddie thinks you're a cunt." Who was Freddie? Idk, but I kind of want one). I wasn't always sure what was going on (eggs? Giant battle statues?), but it wasn't necessary to and I don't think there was any greater exp ...more
Shanna
Aug 03, 2013 Shanna rated it liked it
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This Tank Girl doesn't start off very interesting. After getting through most of the first issue, the best part is a shirt that reads: "Frankie says you're a cunt".

The sketches, (since that's what they feel like to me) leave me underwhelmed. Dayglo isn't impressing me with this series, unfortunately. Then this line captured my heart, "Bang bang, you're dead, fifty bullets in your head, one's red, one's blue, one's full of chicken poo!" Doesn't it have the
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Dan
Apr 28, 2014 Dan rated it liked it
First time reading Tank Girl. I only saw the film before this. This is graphic,comedic,and silly mayhem. Not really much of a plot or story. It's okay.
Michael Robertson
Sep 06, 2013 Michael Robertson rated it liked it
This was okay. Usual Tank Girl craziness and the art was beautiful. I'm glad it was only 4 issues because I couldn't have handled much more of the crazy.
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