A Beautiful Gory Display

A Beautiful Gory Display: Die for Dethklok!

I’m just going to warn you right now – this is going to be the most Metal installment of A Beautiful Gory Display yet. Prepare your head for a serious banging as Dethklok and Batman’s skull play key roles in this week’s reviews. Are you loins girded? Then read on!
Dethklok vs. The Goon (Dark Horse) – Given my love of TV and comic books and my lack of self-control, it’s no surprise that I’ve amassed quite a few TV-based comics over the years. The Shield, X-Files, Chuck, Stephen Colbert’s Tek Jansen, Fringe, 24 and more, including an old Welcome Back Kotter Treasury Edition, are all in my files. Now, some of these are reasonably good, most are mediocre, and a few are downright terrible. But this one-shot, which brings the heavy-metal stars of Adult Swim’s Metalocalypse to comics is the first one that’s perfect.
For those of you who don’t pay attention to awesome things, Metalocalypse chronicles the exploits of a bad described as “100 times more popular than the Beatles”. Dethklok makes up the world’s 7th largest economy all by themselves, and the release of their next album is predicted to end the recession. They cause mayhem wherever they go, and a secret Tribunal is very interested in their exploits. It’s been indicated that they may bring about the end of the world, and my own personal

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