cody1984's The Boys: Butcher, Baker, Candlestickmaker #5 - 5: Here Comes a Candle to Light You to Bed review

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Butcher's origin starts coming to an end

The Good

Butcher starts becoming the character we've all grown to love in the Boys. This issue shows what happened after his wife died and butcher killed the super powered child. We see Greg Mallory first meeting Butcher and why Mallory in particular chose Butcher as someone to be on his team to deal with the super powered menace. Which explains why Butcher chose Hughie to join the Boys as well. We see Butcher find out what happened to his wife and that her worries came true with Butcher spending the rest of his life engaged in a war against supes. All in all this is a great issue and the best issue and series I've read of all the spin offs of the Boys series. Herogasm and Highland Hughie really don't compare to this in my opinion.

The Bad

Honestly nothing. The issue flows well with the series, the art looks good, and we see why Butcher is the way he is today. Unless you hate the Boys you should enjoy this issue very much.

Overall

I got to give this a 5 out of 5 because it deserves nothing less.

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