Review: Plainer Jane
The collected edition from Broken Face Comics
It's here - the full, collected edition of the brilliant Plainer Jane from Broken Face Comics.
The darkly comic story of Jane Pearson, a seemingly ordinary teenage girl who becomes a brutally efficient killer for hire.
With no training or special skills, just her own cunning, brutality, and fearlessness, Jane leaves a trail of bodies behind her. Ultimately going head to head with the feared and secretive criminal gang The Nexus, in a war that could ultimately cost not only her life but the lives of everyone she loves.
A real world comic book set in modern day Manchester.
David Wilburn (Writer, creator), Samir Simão (Sequential art), Tim West (Logos, lettering, print layout), Ralf Singh (Front Covers, Colourist), Linda Scott Campbell (Colours) and Donna A Black (Rear Covers, Guest Art)
Featuring the protagonist, Jane, this is the story of a teenage assassin. Not only does she have to deal with school, friends and the rest we all do (or have!) but she also has an interesting interest - death!
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As this gripping story progresses we get a look at who Jane is. What lead her down this path? And where is she going? This story combines the mundane life of a school leaver. She's got to decide what she does with her life, and as the story moves on there are some well-plotted moments as both sides of Jane's life crash together. When you add in the cast of victims, clients, foes, friends and everything in between this story captures you from beginning to end.
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