feel as if this series is finally getting to their heart of the story. A U.S.
President has declared war on the mob, but the mob is fighting back with one of
its top assassins. Rose Jagger was well on her way to becoming persona non
grata, but the families have placed renewed faith in her by assigning her the
hit. Yeah, like they’re doing her a favor.
threat against a sitting (or not) president has to be answered, and it isn’t
long before Rose finds herself on the run from all manner of law enforcement.
Which begs the question: how likely is the mob going to welcome her home with
open arms? If anything, they gave her the job counting on her not coming out of
If this is
the premise of the story – Rose’s survival after taking aim at a president – I’m
in. I’m still not keen on the artwork, but I can imagine a different artist
drawing it as I go. Perhaps Cully Hamner. He’d have done well on this series, I
think. I just don’t care for Michael Avon Oeming’s work, but to each his own.
first time, I’m looking forward to next issue. I don’t know how sustainable the
series can be, because eventually the chase will need to end. But then, I said
that about Scooby Apocalypse and it’s still going strong. If Bendis has an
endgame in mind, I’ll sit back and enjoy the ride.