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by Geof Darrow,Frank Miller

Geof Darrow was awarded an Eisner for his spectacular artwork on 1995's hit miniseries, The Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot. For all the time and all the care he lavished on those pages, it's an award that was well-earned. When Geof first came into the Dark Horse offices with the finished pages for the two-issue series, we were all stunned by the detail. On these huge pages, there were minute details that we couldn't see clearly without a magnifying glass -- things that would be lost in the reduction and hidden behind word balloons and coloring. At that point we knew we would have to publish an even-more-oversized edition of the series, in black-and-white and sans dialogue, so that everyone could see a better approximation of what we saw. This 11 3/4" x 15 3/4", softcover collection is the direct result of that first viewing, an attempt to show the comics world what we were privileged to see that first day. Reproduced here as large as possible, this action-packed adventure is presented in its "natural state," somewhat akin to watching a widescreen, laserdisc version of Scorsese's Raging Bull. All 65 pages of the original story are included, as well as a gallery featuring some rarely seen art. Even if it took you by storm the first time around, you can be assured that you ain't seen nothing yet!
Download Big Guy & Rusty the Boy Robot (King Size B&W) (Big Guy & Rusty the Boy Robot) epub
ISBN: 1569711917
ISBN13: 978-1569711910
Category: Comics
Subcategory: Publishers
Author: Geof Darrow,Frank Miller
Language: English
Publisher: Dark Horse; Gph edition (January 1997)
Pages: 72 pages
ePUB size: 1408 kb
FB2 size: 1931 kb
Rating: 4.8
Votes: 681
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A few of the individuals who had previously reviewed this book said that they had got it for their children, read it and didn't like it. While I think it may be somewhat appropriate for young readers, it should be noted that this book was not technically written for the young. The Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot series is a satire of Japanese Chogokin (giant robot) stories in which a robot made by humans and piloted by one or more humans is sent to fight off an invasion of giant monsters. In those stories, western nations are often forced to rely on Japanese technology to save the day. In Big Guy and Rusty, the opposite occurs. While I didn't fully love the story, I did like it very much and will likely read more of them in the future, but I'd like to point out that the reason I liked it is largely because I knew what to expect. The artwork is super detailed and masterfully rendered by Geof Darrow. The faces of the characters aren't all lovely to behold, but this is because the book is a satire. There is barely one single dull moment in the story. Just as you would expect to see in movies like Pacific Rim, the story mostly consists of nonstop action. Basically if you like giant robots, giant monsters and satire, this series is for you!
I've known about this graphic novel for some time but never got it. I am a fan of Frank Millers writing - to a point!. He has written a lot of stuff that I do not like. This one falls towards one of those moments. However, Frank Miller is not the reason to buy this book but rather the beautiful drawing by Geoff Darrow. The work is incredibly detailed and meticulous and it works brilliantly with the ridiculous monster attack storyline. To summarize: A scientific test gone awry; a monster is born and attacks Tokyo, two superheroes are sent to deal with it: Rusty, a Japanese robot and Big Guy, an American armored soldier. The story is campy and very simple but it is the huge splash pages of art that draw you in. If you get this, don't do it for the story, which is just a simple tongue-in-cheek tribute to kaiju, manga and cold war comics, but for the gorgeous art.
Frank Miller's phrasing and Geof Darrow's art blew me away. I had no idea that it was going to be so dark and scary, a tale in which humanity faces an overwhelming threat to its continued existence. Most comics stay at a distance for me, but this really pulled in my imagination. Comparable works in my experience would be Mark Waid's "Irredeemable" and Joe R. Lansdale's "The Drive-In." It's like Godzilla meets H.P. Lovecraft with the horror quotient pushed to the max. Wow!
I got this book after meeting Darrow in Boston,and was not at all diappointed! The book is Bande-Dessinee sized and magnifies Darrow's superb line work. However miller's script is nothing special, but serves Darrow's art pretty well. So all in all a great purchase!
Geof Darrow is an insane artist. Frank Miller, while a legend in his own right, seems to have gathered inspiration from 1950's advertisements in order to write this story.
A Geoff Darrow and Frank Miller love letter to kaiju, Astro boy, and various other recognizable references. What's not to like?
melody of you
the art is amazing!!!
Another classic Darrow/Miller combo. Some of the Darrow's best interiors in particular.