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Friday the 13th

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When a group of bickering teens comes to Camp Crystal Lake for a summer clean-up job, they awaken the terrifying Jason Voorhees. As the slaughter begins & Jason closes in, they formulate a desperate plan to survive - but who, if anyone, will make it out in just one piece?
Paperback, 144 pages
Published September 26th 2007 by Wildstorm
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Aaron
Jul 27, 2010 rated it did not like it
Well, I don't know what I was expecting this to be. I guess the writing team of Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti have turned out some decent stuff in the past, so I thought this might have a little more to it. Some oomph or something to set it apart from being just an incredibly standard, empty, rote entry in the Friday the 13th series. The whole time I was reading it I kept expecting some form of deconstruction, or at least just a twist or something to make it worth my time. But, sadly, here I s ...more
Ollie
Jan 03, 2008 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: teenage boys who like Playboy and hardcore horror fans
I genuinely wanted to like this graphic novel. I wanted to come away from it thinking it had gone beyond the films and made something unique out of Jason Voorhees' story. And in a way it does, with plenty of exposed breasts and nipples (in a rate the films never managed) and non-stop homophobic language. It also lets you know from the start who survives Crystal Lake Camp, working the story into the survivor's memories. But a combination of highly unlikeable characters, a first act which suddenly ...more
Zoe Blinko
Jan 03, 2013 rated it really liked it
I had a hard time getting my head around what the book truly meant by 'adding more to the Jason Voorhees story'. This actually only is quite a minor plot in the story. There were other mentionable things that I had to look at twice to really understand, but nevertheless, the graphic novel does really well for itself.

I really enjoyed it. It was classic Jason Voorhees, with homages to some great death deviations, for them men there was sex and breasts (quite annoying when your a female reader I gu
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Travis
Sep 29, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: comic-books
Decent creepy read that doesn't try to be more than a good horror movie in comic book form.
A group of annoying 20-somethings get a job of cleaning up Crystal Lake camp in the off season.

Of course, Jason shows up and starts killing them off.

Cast is okay, but nearly all of them never develop farther than being types and only mildly likable/interesting.
A great creepy, suspenseful vibe makes this an entertaining, creepy read.

Falls apart at the end, which hurts it, as the build up good.
Still,better t
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Noah Soudrette
Dec 09, 2007 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Voorhees fans, horror fans
Shelves: graphic-novels
Wow, I wasn't expecting much from this comic but it was pretty good. The teens were what you'd expect. Jason kicks ass as usual and the gore is outrageous. The attempts to expand the mythology are minor and uninteresting, but not obtrusive. Overall, a nicely enjoyable hack fest. Plus, there's a cool sketch of hillbilly Jason in the back! Yeah!
Krystl Louwagie
Dec 27, 2013 rated it really liked it
Um, this really doesn't actually deserve 4 stars, but I found it pretty highly entertaining. I could've done with less appearances of ladies boobs, but, that's one of those things I can overlook. I did appreciate that this was an all new story instead of just retelling another Jason story.
Braxton
Mar 13, 2011 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Friday the 13th fans who like comics
Shelves: comics
This was a really cool mini-series that did a great job capturing the feel of the movies. A must read for fans of the movies.
J. Christopher
Oct 21, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: comic-books
Fun read that works great alongside the movies. The art fits well and is superbly done. See also Spooks, Ratchet and Clank for more if the talented Archer's work.
Luke Fleming
great movie\
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