Comics / Manga

Gangsta: Cursed Volume 3 manga review

By Leroy Douresseaux
October 31, 2017 - 21:26

Gangsta: Cursed Volume 3 cover image

Rated “M” for “Mature”

Gangsta: Cursed is the prequel to the edgy crime manga, Gangsta.  Cursed is largely set in the city of Ergastulum, a crime-ridden city.  The story explores the dark and violent past of key characters from Gangsta, in particular Marco Adriano a.k.a. “Spas,” a “Hunter.”  Hunters find and kill “Twilights,” humans who have powers and abilities that normal humans do not.  Cursed is written by the creator-writer-artist of Gangsta, Kohske, and is drawn by Syuhei Kamo.

Gangsta: Cursed, Vol. 3 (Chapters 7 to 9) opens as the “Second Destroyers Group” continues to slaughter Twilights in District 1.  The body count could be as high as 200 or 300 dead.  Prolific Twilight killer, Spas, is having second thoughts about killing Twilights, while the rest of the Destroyers continue their bloodbath.  Meanwhile, the Twilights belonging to the Monroe crime family make a concerted push against the Hunters.  The violence seems to be unstoppable, and a secret about Daniel Monroe is revealed by a Hunter to a Twilight.

THE LOWDOWN:  I was skeptical of the Gangsta: Cursed manga, initially.  After reading the first volume of the Gangsta: Cursed manga, I was impressed.

Gangsta: Cursed Volume 3, like the rest of the series, thus far, is a repeat of the action and fight scenes.  It's high-wire, Matrix-fu, gymkata.  I get the feeling that some character drama is coming, but so far, this series continues the violent action of the first series.

I READS YOU RECOMMENDS:  Fans of Gangsta and of violent action-thriller manga will want the VIZ Signature, Gangsta: Cursed.

7 out of 10

Rating: 7 /10

Last Updated: August 31, 2023 - 08:12

    RSS       Mobile       Contact        Advertising       Terms of Service    ComicBookBin

© Copyright 2002-2023, Toon Doctor Inc. - All rights Reserved. All other texts, images, characters and trademarks are copyright their respective owners. Use of material in this document (including reproduction, modification, distribution, electronic transmission or republication) without prior written permission is strictly prohibited. Toon Doctor ® is registered trademarks of Toon Doctor Inc. Privacy Policy