Z-View: Bullet to the Head #6 by Matz and Wilson

Bullet to the Head #6 is part of a six issue mini-series from Dynamite Comics. Originally printed in France as Du plomb dans la tête (which roughly translates to Lead in the Head), the story was later optioned and adapted into a Sylvester Stallone movie.

Written by Matz
Art by Colin Wilson
Colors by Chris Blythe
Letters by Colin Wilson

The final chapter of the critically acclaimed masterpiece arrives this November! All of the violence, mayhem, and carnage of the previous issues come together in an intensely suspenseful and violent issue. Written by Matz and drawn by Colin Wilson (Ed Brubaker’s Point Blank), enjoy the exciting conclusion of the best crime noir masterpiece in today’s comics!

*** Beware – spoilers may be found below *** The Good

  • The art by Colin Wilson and colors by Chris Blythe continue to impress.
  • Carlisle: “You can’t go home Kate…”  Kate: “Until when?”  Jimmy: “Until we kill them all.”  Carlisle: “Don’t worry Kate.  He’s just kidding.”  Kate: “They asked for it.”
  • “I don’t regret a thing.”
  • “Don’t move, Jimmy.”  “I look like I’m going anywhere?”
  • Matz provides a punchline to a running joke and it works.
  • Matz also ties up the mini-series with an ending that not only satisfies but leaves the door open for a sequel.

The Bad:

  • “I’m bleeding out.  I won’t make it.”

The Ugly:

  • Eating your gun as a way out.

Bullet to the Head #6 is for mature audiences due to violence, adult language and situations.