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Drug dealing, underground deathmatch fights and prostitution are every day fare La Rambla, but when Squallo, the top of the criminal food chain is assassinated, a long-standing truce between rival gangs is broken and life is about to get worse. Revenge, corruption and power rain down on the city when the three heirs to the crime-throne go to war on the street of the city. ...more
Published November 20th 2007 by Image Comics
(first published November 13th 2007)
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A terribly non-complicated, short, non-circuitious, and predictble grapjhic novel. A short read as well. you also feel lost at all the characters and who's the who. I would definitely not recommend people to buy this up. You can read and buy way better noirs out there - this is a simple point A to point B story.
Ferreira obviously plotted this with some sort of flowchart software. Rarely have I seen generations of crimelord murder-vengeance idiocy -- involving Cuba, California, Texas, wherever -- ratchet up and wind down with such mechanical satisfaction. Because of this, you can see the "surprise ending" coming a mile away.