Half Past Danger #6 Review

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Just like a hot chick with a huge fake-rack, this comic is fun to look at but wont do much else for you.

The official description from IDW:

BILDOCKER’S DAY OFF! The Special Mission Unit’s expert conniver and master scrounger wants to prove he’s got as much right to be G.I. JOE as anyone else. BILDOCKER and DIAL-TONE take off on a road trip to the Florida Everglades to cut a deal with one of his shady contacts. But what they find out in the swamp is a weapon of mass destruction auction run by COBRA! Can BILDOCKER talk himself and DIAL-TONE out of becoming gator bait?

Half Past Danger 6_CHalf Past Death #6 is a confusing ball of hard-to-swallow candy given to a child with ADD. This comic written and drawn by Stephen Mooney started out strong then tripped over its own clumsy feet. At first I thought this was going to be a bang-bang shoot’em up kind of comic, which would have been fun, it had the right idea with beautiful women, cleft chin men, guns, ninjas, Nazis, and even…wait for it… DINOSAURS! How do you go wrong?

It felt like someone was in the middle of writing this amazing comic and then the phone rang or something!? Sure things were happening but I couldn’t careless!  The art was remarkable with its classic noir style but it was also at times very confessing, the movement was unnatural, for example; our hero is standing in front of literally a dinosaur size hole and our head Nazi bad guy with a big hook in hand runs and falls into said hole, a blind ameba would of seen that!

The dialog is just flat out bad it felt like the comic was draw before with empty speech bubbles and then the script was added in later, which I’d be more forgiving of if the artist and writer weren’t the SAME PERSON, so there isn’t really an excuse why the words and art aren’t applicable together. and I know the lead is suppose to be Irish but my internal monologue for him was just a goofy leprechaun, granted I never read #1-5 I would bet money they were just as lousy.

Half Past Danger #6 shows us that you can dress a lifeless corpse in a nice suite and cover it with glitter but at the end of the day you cant get rid of that rotten smell.