A over the top murder
Mystery Set In The World set in the world the board game The omniscient narrator butler drove me nuts with all the wanna be clevernish of breaking the fourth wall The characters were all very one dimensional and not nearly funny enough The lot behind the murders was cockamamie at best I d only recommend this to hardcore fans of the board game or movie This *was fun There were some great nods to the 1985 film as well as some entertaining modern day references PharmaBro *fun There were some great nods to the 1985 film as well as some entertaining modern day references PharmaBro I loved how the butler Upton was both narrator and character freuently breaking the fourth wall and engaging in conversation with the comic editor I liked the art and the anels were easy to follow seuentially As a relative comicgraphic novel novice I always appreciate ones that are intuitive and easy to read Well that was both highly entertaining and odd Love the movie love the game This Kind of garbage I think Allor was trying to reinvent Clue and give it a real mystery while still remaining a tongue in cheek story based off of a board game I mean A for effort but it still suckedThe narratorbutler ulls a Deadpool and talks to the editor throughout the entire thing Flashbacks really annoy The lesson I learned with this graphic novel is that if an idea has been reviously done make sure you do it even better I think Clue the movie is one of the greatest ensemble Comedies Of All Time of all time I was interested to see how the concept translated to the age Short version it s not an all time classic but it worked better than I expectedOne thing to note this book is not averse to breaking the fourth wall the butler Upton does so throughout narrating with full awareness that he s in a comic Things get even meta than that especially in the final issue which manages to be fun and funny if erhaps a step overboardThe mystery within the story works re. Get a CLUE Solve the world's favorite murder mystery in this comic book adaptation of the classic whodunit board gameWhen the mysterious ,
free read Clue author Paul Allor,
Tty well too We get the usual suspects a little varied and expanded for this version the traditional dinner and a dead Mr Boddy in the first issue But then things go off the rails The characters are varied and memorable Mr Green is articularly timely and clues are scattered throughout to hint at the real thread which makes hint at the real thread which makes an interesting motive There are a couple of references to the movie and one of the 待つ [Matsu] plotoints feels ulled straight out of another great murder mystery ensemble comedy Murder by Death and a couple uote drops that are especially effective The dialog is never as brilliant and the characters are never uite as charismatic on the age but it doesn t negate the enjoyment I got from it It s better than Brainwashing of the German Nation playing the board game at a minimum I have always loved the board game Clue My wife and Ilay what we call Cuthroat Clue which involves taking Encounters with Rauschenberg: (A Lavishly Illustrated Lecture) pages of notes and trying to make sense out of every eye twitch throat clearing etc Because of this manyeople won t Vögeln ist schön: Die Sexrevolte von 1968 und was von ihr bleibt play Clue with us But even when no one wouldlay there is always the classic 80s comedy movie version of the game to fall back on When I saw that there is a graphic novel I had to check it outThe graphic novel is just lain fun goofiness The three main elements influencing it are not subtly modern op culture current oliticalfinancial scandal and the 80s movie The 4th wall is not safe in this as it is freuently Broken To Address The to address the So many tongue in cheek jokes famous movie uotes and characters that are obviously caricatures of real eople that it is almost as fun to try and figure out the references as it is determining whodunitThe art is retty good It s somewhat impressionistic but crisp when close up I thought one of the coolest aspects is all the alternative covers done by a variety of artists With all the different characters and co. R Boddy turns up dead at his own dinner arty everyone's a suspect Miss Scarlett Colonel Mustard Mrs Peacock Professor Plum all the famili. .
Lors to lay with the results are fun to look atI cannot say that your experience will be the same as mine if you go into this with certain expectations I have been looking at some other reviews and it appears that some who had fond memories of the 80s movie were not impressed with this story I think if you go in expecting silly goofiness and don t need it to meet any specific expectation
you will have a good time An interesting concept though not terribly original since there was already a comedic ensemble filmwill have a good time An interesting concept though not terribly original since there was already a comedic ensemble film of this whodunnit with a different lot back in 1985 but also kind of mediocre in execution that chestnut of a Parkers Brothers board game ad tagline An unsolved mystery with the usual suspects is updated and brought to life in a six chapter graphic novel form The original half dozen suspects are here lus 21st century addition Dr Orchid in all their rainbow moniker glory Pleasingly here they are much diverse than they were ever depicted on the game box s cover hotograph andor illustration Our evening s host narrator Greek chorus is Upton the manservant of mansion owning homicide victim Mr Boddy Oh and there s a air of homicide investigators working the case detectives Ochre and Amarillo continuing that theme One of them even gets to utter the snarky line that closed the movie versionAlthough the ending was but different not to mention uncomfortably v Went in blind based on fond memories of the film worth a read but far from a classic If you loved how the board game was adapted into a movie you re going to love this It s a completely different animal but shares a spirit with the movie It s meta it shatters the fouth wall in fun and crazy ways and surprises you at the same time And relevant to the interests of eople who follow me yes there is a lesbian character in the book and she s awesome. Ar faces from the famous board game are back with a couple new twists But will Boddy's body be the last to fall or is it just the beginnin. ,