Scarlet

Scarlet

Book - 2011-
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Grand Central Pub
THE AWARD WINNING, BEST SELLING POWERHOUSE CREATIVE TEAM BEHIND DAREDEVIL, HALO, AND THE AVENGERS UNLEASH THEIR BOLDEST PROJECT YET! SCARLET! This is the comic experience of the year! The first creator-owned series by one of the most successful teams in all of modern comics. Scarlet is the story of a woman pushed to the edge by all that is wrong with the world...A woman who will not back down...A woman who discovers within herself the power to start a modern American revolution!!

Baker & Taylor
Scarlet seeks revenge against the local police department after a police officer falsely accuses her boyfriend of drug possession and kills him.

Hachette Book Group
THE AWARD WINNING, BEST SELLING POWERHOUSE CREATIVE TEAM BEHIND DAREDEVIL, HALO, AND THE AVENGERS UNLEASH THEIR BOLDEST PROJECT YET! SCARLET! This is the comic experience of the year! The first creator-owned series by one of the most successful teams in all of modern comics. Scarlet is the story of a woman pushed to the edge by all that is wrong with the world...A woman who will not back down...A woman who discovers within herself the power to start a modern American revolution!!

Publisher: New York : Marvel Worldwide, 2011-
ISBN: 9780785152514
0785152512
Characteristics: volumes (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm
Alternative Title: Icon Comics presents Scarlet

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kaiseryang7
Aug 21, 2016

Normal girl turns into vigilante after being shot and kills dirty cops. Sadly, this story is very apropos to our current state of society.

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ThomasLove
Jul 15, 2013

Kick-Ass is to Spider-Man what Scarlet is to Batman.

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Keogh
Jun 03, 2013

Obnoxious and overblown first volume of a creator owned series. Young woman turns anarchist vigilante after her boyfriend is killed and she's put in the hospital by a cop who gets promoted. Alex Maleev's art is wasted thanks to the writer, who persists in having multiple frames of pretty much the same pose over and over again. Bendis himself is true to form, giving us variations on an endless run of truly unpleasant people, all of whom are merely parroting his words. There are plenty of writers in the industry who write characters who talk a lot, but they also take great care to write those characters in their own distinct voices. In doing so, those characters never seem grating. Bendis, however, is entirely incapable of doing this, and his own personal voice is the equivalent of fingernails on a blackboard.

SkycycleX2 Jun 05, 2012

Brian Michael Bendis' Scarlet fits the moment of the Occupy Wall Street movement and feels pretty cathartic. It's an angry clear shout of truth to power. I'm not a big fan of photo-derived comic art but this one fits the story nicely. Bendis' strong character writing is also present.

metalsox Nov 18, 2011

Really good first collection made me excited to see where it goes. Somehow directly after this was put out the occupy wall street movements started that are eerily similar to stuff in the book. If you like bendis' Powers or even Avengers books and want to check out something different without superheroes check this out.

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Keogh
Jun 03, 2013

Keogh thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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