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


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.


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.


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…


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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