This is the first of the Sin City series I ever read. I actually have the original four issue comic. This is also one of the stories shown in the SinThis is the first of the Sin City series I ever read. I actually have the original four issue comic. This is also one of the stories shown in the Sin City movie. For those who are familiar with Frank Miller's work, nothing in here will be surprise. Sin City is dark, twisted and bad people thrive as good people have to do bad things to survive. It is ironic that in a comic drawn in black and white (and in this case, some red and yellow) that everything that happens inside is every shade of grey imaginable, although the ones seen to be evil truly are.
Frank Miller is one of my favorite artists. His worlds are dark, sinister, colorful (how many people can get away with making blood white?) and his characters never quite what they seem.
That Yellow Bastard takes you into a world of politics and cops, privilege and duty and where these worlds collide. It is unsettling, ugly and vengeful, but that is Sin City in a nut shell.
I hope anyone who reads any of the Sin City series will understand, this is Frank Miller's world the way he imagined it. It's not pretty, but it is beautifully drawn, strikingly populated and never dull. ...more