REVIEW: Heist How To Steal A Planet #3 — "Numerous Wicked Twists Of Misdirection"

(Vault Comics, creative team: Paul Tobin, Arjuna Susini, Vittorio Astone, Saida Temofonte)

With numerous wicked twists of misdirection, a determined forger, a highly wanted scoundrel, a discontented socialite and more misfits start a lengthy and complex plan to, well, steal an entire freaking planet. It's a clever plan, actually, and it gets a kooky spanner thrown in the works when the forces aligned against them send a set of doppelgängers of the scoundrel into the streets to foment chaos, kill the heist crew and generally be a problem. The way Tobin's script moves these pieces around has some amusing elements to it. There's something between the coloring and the line work, however, that made this a little hard to follow visually. The dialogue is funny and cute, though, so this book clearly has some entertaining ideas happening. RATING: HONORABLE MENTION.

REVIEW: Heist How To Steal A Planet #3 -- "Numerous Wicked Twists Of Misdirection"Heist How To Steal A Planet #3
(W) Paul Tobin (A/CA) Arjuna Susini
Glane and the gang shift the heist into high gear, but there's a few bumps along the road-like a highly-trained bird, some even higher-trained assassins, and a group of Glane lookalikes with murder on their minds. Luckily, Glane has a master plan that involves … two drops of red ink? Huh? How's THAT going to work?

About Hannibal Tabu

Hannibal Tabu is a writer, journalist, DJ, poet and designer living in south Los Angeles with his wife and children. He's a winner of the 2012 Top Cow Talent Hunt, winner of the 2018-2019 Cultural Trailblazer award from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, his weekly comic book review column THE BUY PILE can be found on iHeartRadio's Nerd-O-Rama podcast, his reviews can be found on BleedingCool.com, and more information can be found at his website, www.hannibaltabu.com.
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