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May 16, 2017
| ISBN 9781631408809
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May 16, 2017 | ISBN 9781631408809
Sam Kieth’s opus The Maxx is collected here in all its freshly-colored glory. Taking remastered pages from The Maxx: Maxximized, this new volume collects the final issues of the series, #25-35.Originally published by Image Comics starting in 1993, The Maxx became a cult hit of independent comics spawning a TV show on MTV. The series follows its titular hero in the real world as a vagrant and in an alternate reality called The Outback, where he sees himself as a superhero and protector of the Jungle Queen, represented by Julie Winters, a social worker and friend. The series lasted for 35 issues and ended in 1998.
“It’s hard to deny that the writing and art aren’t some of the best that comics have to offer.” –Outright Geekery“The Maxx allows readers to engage with ideas and concepts that are foreign to them; isn’t this one of the purposes of literature?” –ComicWow!TV
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