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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.

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Z-View: Bullet to the Head #5 by Matz and Wilson

Bullet to the Head #5 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 penultimate chapter of the critically acclaimed masterpiece arrives with Bullet to the Head #5! All of the violence, mayhem, and carnage of the previous issues come together in its most horrifyingly bloody issue yet! Written by Matz and drawn by Colin Wilson (Ed Brubaker’s Point Blank), Bullet to the Head distinguishes itself as 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.
  • Matz creates one of my favorite covers ever.
  • “Who do you think you are? A cop?”  “Don’t insult me.”
  • “Single or double?”  “Double. –” “–Single.”
  • “Be careful.” “It’s too late for that.”
  • “For a guy who can’t sleep, you’re doing okay.”

The Bad:

  • What happens when you don’t tell an angry cop with a gun to his head who killed his partner.

The Ugly:

  • Thinking you’re well hidden in a trash dumpster… when you’re not.

Bullet to the Head #5 is for mature audiences due to violence, adult language and situations.

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Z-View: Bullet to the Head #4 by Matz and Wilson

Bullet to the Head #4 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 crime noir masterpiece continues, written by Matz and drawn by Colin Wilson (Ed Brubaker’s Point Blank)! The book centers on a pair of assassin buddies and a pair of cop buddies, with a body count that grows as the story progresses and each pair trying to figure out what is happening! In this 4th issue of the award-winning crime saga, the violence intensifies and with a pulse pounding last page!

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

  • The art by Colin Wilson and colors by Chris Blythe continue to impress.
  • The hitman and the cop deciding to join forces.
  • “A killer… and he knows that I know?”  “Yeah.”  “I think I’m going to scream.”
  • “How much do you trust him?”  “As much as I trust you.”

The Bad:

  • Another cover made by enlarging and combining panels from the interior art.
  • “For crying out loud!  They didn’t wait up?!”
  • Picking up a hitchhiker who happens to be a hit man… who isn’t fly at all.

The Ugly:

  • Set up for a hit and taken out with a tire iron.

Bullet to the Head #4 is for mature audiences due to violence, adult language and situations.

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Z-View: Bullet to the Head #3 by Matz and Wilson

Bullet to the Head #3 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

Bullet to the Head, the crime noir masterpiece continues, written by Matz and drawn by Colin Wilson (Ed Brubaker’s Point Blank)! The book centers on a pair of assassin buddies and a pair of cop buddies, with a body count that grows as the story progresses and each pair trying to figure out what is happening! In this third issue of the award-winning crime saga, the pair of assassins strike again! But why?

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

  • The art by Colin Wilson and colors by Chris Blythe continue to impress.
  • Nice cover by Matz.
  • During a meeting with Slide, Steve takes a call on his cell.  While Steve is on his cell, Slide makes a call on his cell.  When they both finish and conclude there meeting, Slide tells Steve he needs to keep his cell phone off when meeting with important people.
  • “Why me?”  “I didn’t shoot them did I?”
  • “So you’re not mad I did this, Slide?”  “At least this way, Johanssen will know we mean business.”
  • “I don’t think I’m going to have a choice, Jimmy.”

The Bad:

  • Telling hitmen who have come to your house that you’re alone when you’re not.
  • “He’s unconscious, but there was a glitch.”
  • “The Governor?  You want to take the Governor out?”
  • “I’m right here, but I don’t like this.”

The Ugly:

  • When your wife and daughter surprise hitmen thinking you were alone in the house.
  • “I sense trouble.”
  • What Jimmy has in his hand in the 2nd panel on the 2nd to last page of the issue.

Bullet to the Head #3 is for mature audiences due to violence, adult language and situations.

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Z-View: Bullet to the Head #2 by Matz and Wilson

Bullet to the Head #2 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

Senator Sterling is dead – his corpse found with that of an underage hooker. But why the cover-up? That’s the question being asked not only by two of New York’s Finest… but by the killers themselves. Bullet to the Head, a crime noir tale of violence and revenge from writer Matz (Killer) and artist Colin Wilson (Ed Brubaker’s Point Blank), continues from Dynamite!

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

  • The art by Colin Wilson and colors by Chris Blythe continue to impress.
  • Matz does a great job of creating dialogue that seems real.
  • “I sense trouble.”

The Bad:

  • The cover doesn’t work at least for me.  Two panels from the comic and not the most dynamic ones at that.
  • Sometimes Matz gets wordy.
  • “I assume you didn’t mention that to the Lieutenant either, did you?”
  • “…We’ve got a leak in here somewhere, and we’re going to have to find it.”
  • The warning, “Frank! Watch out!” comes a second to late.

The Ugly:

  • What Frank finds waiting on him — in more ways than one.
  • “Stop.”  “Why?”  “He’s not going to say anything and we can’t stay here any longer.”  Oh-oh.

Bullet to the Head #2 is for mature audiences due to violence, adult language and situations.

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Z-View: Bullet to the Head #1 by Matz and Wilson

Bullet to the Head is 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

Two cops. Two killers. A political scandal. One beautiful corpse. And a city gripped with fear. Dynamite Entertainment proudly presents Bullet to the Head – a classic crime noir tale of violence and revenge from writer Matz (Killer) and artist Colin Wilson (Star Wars Invasion)!

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

  • The art by Colin Wilson and colors by Chris Blythe work well together.
  • Nice set up by Matz – a pair of hitmen hired to kill a senator with mob ties and a pair of cops assigned to investigate the Senator’s murder are about to find out that things aren’t what they seem.
  • Page 14 — awesome writing, art and colors.  Excellent page.
  • “This ******** about buying ourselves some time by withholding everything from the press… I don’t like it, so I’m going to do things my way, just in case.”
  • “I sense trouble.”

The Bad:

  • Stepping into dog mess wearing two thousand dollar shoes.
  • Wrong place, wrong time for a young girl.
  • “… They want everything to remain secret.  For now, officially, the Senator had a heart attack, and we have one body in this room.  Is that clear?”

The Ugly:

  • Being the dog that left the mess that a hitman steps in.

is for mature audiences due to violence, adult language and situations.  

Rating: 4 out of 5