Tony S Daniel Outgrosses Himself With Deathstroke #10 (SPOILERS)

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That was how Tony S Daniel closed out the first issue of Detective Comics after the New 52 reboot. It was gross then, it's gross now. But Tony wasn't done.

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Of late, in the Deathstroke comics, the character has been rejuvenated, with two fully functioning eyes and, um, mostly covered in blood. But mostly other people's.

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And while the youth aspect matches the TV version a little more, having both eyes seem a little against the grain for the character. Which is where today's Deathstroke, issue 10, comes in, by Tony S Daniel, James Bonny and Tyler Kirkham.

And while you can read the context and circumstances of why Deathstroke would do such a thing in the comic book itself, know that it ends in the only way it can.

Deathstroke-010-(2015)-(Digital-Empire)-021Okay that's suggestive and subtle, creepy but hidden in shadow, letting us use out imagination, a sophisticated and counter intuitive choice, maybe Tony is changing as a creator and less prone to…

Deathstroke-010-(2015)-(Digital-Empire)-022…YAAAAAAAAAAAAH!

Bucket, bucket, I need a bucket…

Comics courtesy of Orbital Comics, London. Hosting a drawing class with Jessica Martin this Friday.

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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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