REMINDER!: The first SOUTHERN BASTARDS collection out tomorrow y’all!http://www.heroesonline.com/blog/2014/09/30/staff-picks-southern-bastards-vol-1-here-was-a-man-october-01-2014/
The collected SOUTHERN BASTARDS volume 1 is Y’all Haulin’ its way into stores this week. So tell yer peoples…
THE OFFICIAL SOUTHERN BASTARDS FAN ART PAGE
Got #SOUTHERNBASTARDS fan art? Submit it here to the EARL TUBBLR
Jason Latour: “From #SOUTHERNBASTARDS issue 1, pages 6-7”
EVEN MORE photos from our SOUTHERN BASTARDS signing at HEROES AREN’T HARD TO FIND…
Thanks to all of you for the great turn out. And to Shelton Drum, Rico Renzi, all the Heroes staff for such a great time!
Some photos from our SOUTHERN BASTARDS signing at HEROES AREN’T HARD TO FIND…
Thanks to all of you for the great turn out. And to Shelton Drum, Rico Renzi, all the Heroes staff and Ryan Kalil for such a great time!
Mr. @SturgillSimpson is as fine a gentleman as he is a troubadour. Thanks, Blake!
Well, HOLEE CRAP! Love Sturgill!
SOUTHERN BASTARDS: VOLUME 1: “HERE WAS A MAN”
In Stores October 1. From Image Comics.
Jason Latour: #southernbastards #CCC14 #cincycomiCon
Artist: Jason Latour
Publisher: Image Comics
Cover Price: $1.99
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Earl Tubb, an angry old bastard, who came back to his crime-ridden hometown, starts to take the law (and a large stick) into his own hands, but as fate would have it, that doesn’t stop the harsh consequences from rolling his direction. In a gut-wrenching and vicious issue, Southern Bastards harnesses much of its power into a story that reflects the gritty, brutal lawlessness that plagues our society today (even if you may not see it). With our unlikely hero at the helm, armed with his stick and his awesome one-liners, Earl makes issue #4 worth every penny.
We pick up right from the aftermath of last issue’s violent end. Earl is at a crossroads between doing what he knows is right and doing what he’s done in the past, which is avoiding the problem completely. We get a great flashback in the first page that alludes to so much of Earl’s strength, and though you can try to predict how this issue will turn out, it will keep you guessing until the very last page.
The Jasons simply work their Southern magic on this book through amazing, suspenseful writing and thorough artwork that is so heavy with emotion and savageness. Although the series has sweet appeal from the dialogue, the BBQ, and the cartoon characters that make their appearances throughout Craw County, it’s very grounded in such a genuine, dark ruggedness. It’s hard not to be almost afraid of the crimes that transpire in this book because you know deep down even if you haven’t lived in a bad neighborhood, this all feels pretty real. It’s both Jason Aaron and Jason Latour’s handiwork to add the authenticity to make you feel that. Southern Bastards #4 is cringe-worthy, witty, and heartbreaking, but when you reach the end, you’ll know exactly why the Jasons are a creative team that’s simply meant to be.
If you haven’t had the pleasure of reading this badass delight, it’s never too late. You’ve got a whole arc now at your disposal. Although I’ve enjoyed the ride far, I couldn’t help but question where this story could possibly be going. After this arc finale, I’m sincerely both satisfied and intrigued, and thankfully, not from some cheap cliffhanger. Southern Bastards wraps up this arc with some eye opening panels that makes you crave more backstory from our main character. From issue #1, I knew Southern Bastards would be one of my favorite titles this year, but it’s only after issue #4 that I’m realizing that this series is becoming one of my favorite comics of all time. Bravo, Southern Bastards!Preview, #ComicReview, #ImageComics, #JasonAaron, #JasonLatour, #SouthernBastards, Comic Review, Image Comics, Jason Aaron, Jason Latour, Southern Bastards
So Team Jasons wrapped up their first arc of Southern Bastardsthis month with #4 (and just in time for college football season, perhaps not coincidentally). You know those…
Quick sketch of Earl Tubb from #SouthernBastards, my favorite comic these days.
earl from southern bastards