Hero 9 to 5 Graphic Novel Review: 9 to 5/5
Orang Utan Comics Sharman - Gray - Zamor
I am going to do a bit more of a detailed write up when I have a bit more of a brain, but it has been bothering me that I kept saying I would write something about this and haven’t had the chance yet, so here’s something.
If you like comicbooks and superheroes and have a sense of humour, then this is an absolute must for you!
Hero 9 to 5 takes the concept of superheroes and the need for super-villain insurance, and just goes to town in its simultaneously hilariously caricatured superhero archetypes (my personal favorite being The Loner, a justice and night-loving loner…with a sidekick) and the actual down to earth and day to day living of the the average
superhero, with some cracking stuff about relationships and that niggling something that makes you question who you are and what you are doing.
In short, it is amazing and absolutely jam packed with some of the most ridiculous and incredible superhero dialogue you are ever likely to find, as well as a cast of panel extras, whose thoughts and comments had me rolling with laughter and who nearly steal the show in the mad observations.
Just in case you don’t know Ian Sharman and Orang Utan comics they are a British comic company and writer, and you can find them in a number of places in the UK and in the US, as well as loitering with good intentions at UK conventions.
Through these guy’s stall I made some of my first tumblr friends and had an absolutely lovely time seeing them at LFCC this year and look forward to catching up with them next year and getting my hands on more of their wonderful work.
I cannot recommend Hero 9 to 5 any harder! It was one of the most original and funny comics I have ever read and will definitely stay with me.
Get yourself a copy now and do your eyes, brain and laughing gear a treat!