Dicks, Volume 1
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Dicks, Volume 1 (Dicks)

by
3.05 of 5 stars 3.05  ·  rating details  ·  98 ratings  ·  6 reviews
- Garth Ennis and John McCrea, the creative team behind "Hitman, unleash their sick, twisted minds to bring to life Dougie and Ivor, the rotten scoundrels who fancy themselves private investigators known as the Dicks.- This super-engorged trade paperback features the original four-issue "Bigger Dicks series, the totally depraved back up stories, and also includes an all-ne...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published March 15th 2003 by Avatar Press (first published 1998)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Dicks, Volume 1, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Dicks, Volume 1

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 140)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Bert
This is what happens when you blind buy a book by an author whose previous works you've (mostly) enjoyed (Garth Ennis): you end up with a boring TPB full of pubescent humour which is desperately trying to be controversial. To make it worse, the entire comic is written in a kind of phonetic Irish English, which makes reading it even more laborious.

Oh well, you live and learn.
Jacob
This dark humor book about two dimwits trying to be detectives, is a new reprint of material dating back to 1992. I'd nitpick that the Scottish dialogue done with phonetic spelling makes for a much more difficult reading experience. I used to enjoy trying to decipher dialogue done that way back in my high school days, nowadays not so much.
Aksel Dadswell
Nowhere near as vile and immoral as it's made out to be, but still quite entertaining. Was rather put off by the cramped black and white style of the art though...
Timo
Sep 21, 2011 Timo rated it 4 of 5 stars
Shelves: comics
McCrea drew this in his underground-style-mode and Ennis let himself loose with all the very black humor he could find from the gutter. And I enjoyed.
Andrew Nolan
Note to self, stop buying all Garth Ennis books, he veers between great and garbage.
Claire
So wrong yet so funny.
Sofia
Sofia added it
Jul 29, 2014
Jeroen Schwartz
Jeroen Schwartz marked it as to-read
Jul 08, 2014
bookster
bookster marked it as to-read
Jul 02, 2014
Fabricio Moura
Fabricio Moura marked it as to-read
Jun 08, 2014
Alexis
Alexis marked it as to-read
Oct 16, 2013
« previous 1 3 4 5 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
14965
Ennis began his comic-writing career in 1989 with the series Troubled Souls. Appearing in the short-lived but critically-acclaimed British anthology Crisis and illustrated by McCrea, it told the story of a young, apolitical Protestant man caught up by fate in the violence of the Irish 'Troubles'. It spawned a sequel, For a Few Troubles More, a broad Belfast-based comedy featuring two supporting ch...more
More about Garth Ennis...
Preacher, Volume 1: Gone to Texas Preacher, Volume 2: Until the End of the World Preacher, Volume 3: Proud Americans Preacher, Volume 9: Alamo Preacher, Volume 6: War in the Sun

Share This Book