5 (0) 4 (1) 3 (2) 2 (0) 1 (0)
3.33 stars 3.33/5 Stars Average score of 3 user reviews
I was in my mid-teens and over at a friend's house. He was pretty political, into music, but didn't read many comics. One of the ones he did read was American Flagg! It caught my interest where it was haphazardly lying amidst a pile of boots, clothes and records. 'Hey, what's this', I asked. 'Oh yeah, American Flagg!, it's a cyberpunky comic.' 'Cool', cyberpunk was way underground back then, 'Neuromancer' had come out the year before, but the genre was still gaining steam. I picked up the com...3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
Howard Chaykin's American Flagg! is one of those '80s revolutionary comic books that every so-called nerd or fanboy should check out. We can easily call it the precursor to stories like Warren Ellis' Transmetropolitan, with that chaotic narrative that paints a gritty, yet cartoony parody of world events that are as relevant today as they were 30 years ago.Reuben Flagg is a former actor forced to become a Plexmall ranger after being replaced by an hologram. He enters into a world of disbelief as...3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
Page OneThis comic came out in 1983 and I read it for the first time last month. Before I wrote this interview I wondered at what I would have thought if I read this back in 1983. I was only ten years old then and reading wasn't my bag. I didn't buy comics till I was twenty but I still wondered at what I would have thought reading it when it came out. I think it would have been out of my league. As it has a slightly older content to it and it reads like a science fiction tale not a superhe...2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
This edit will also create new pages on Comic Vine for:Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits. Make sure this is what you intended. This will likely increase the time it takes for your changes to go live.
Comment and Save
Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Comic Vine users. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll send you an email once approved.