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Review: Search for Hu #5

A son returns home to his parents after serving in the military to get sucked into a deadly family feud. Search for Hu #5 wraps up the series with an action packed issue that reveals who was behind the hit.

Story: Jon Tsuei, Steve Orlando
Art: Rubine
Color: DC Alonso
Letterer: Carlos M. Mangual

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Search for Hu #5

Writers: Steve Orlando & Jon Tsuei
Artist: Rubine
Colorist: DC Alonso
Letterer: Carlos M. Mangual
Cover: Rubine and DC Alonso

Aaron Tse came to China to avenge family against family, diving into a generations-long feud that caught him and his parents in the crossfire. Now, on the other side of a blockbuster heist, Aaron’s dodged a bullet from an unexpected gun. And with a blood relative in his trunk, and the endgame on his mind, he races towards the true source of the hit on his mother and father. Fists up – it’s the final round!

Search for Hu #5

Review: Search for Hu #4

A son returns home to his parents after serving in the military to get sucked into a deadly family feud. Search for Hu #4 delivers tons of action as the gang war increases.

Story: Jon Tsuei, Steve Orlando
Art: Rubine
Color: DC Alonso
Letterer: Carlos M. Mangual

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Exclusive Preview: Search for Hu #4

Search for Hu #4

Writers: Steve Orlando & Jon Tsuei
Artist: Rubine
Colorist: DC Alonso
Letterer: Carlos M. Mangual
Cover: Rubine and DC Alonso
$3.99 / 32 pages / Color / On Sale 12.22.21

There’s no time for Aaron to mourn the loss of those close to him when the Margolis family plans a brazen heist on a Hu drug shipment. All goes according to plan until it doesn’t and the heist turns into a knock-down, drag-out battle through the streets of Dalian.

Search for Hu #4

Review: Search for Hu #2

A son returns home to his parents after serving in the military to get sucked into a deadly family feud. Now, in Search for Hu #2 he must meet the cousins he never knew he had.

Story: Jon Tsuei, Steve Orlando
Art: Rubine
Color: DC Alonso
Letterer: Carlos M. Mangual

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Review: Search for Hu #2

Search for Hu #2

Well, it looks like a Chinese/Jewish family drama might be one of the most unexpected interesting comics of the year. Aaron has a gun to his head by his cousins and must do what he can to prove he is who he says he is. Search for Hu #2 is a traditional “mob” story in many ways but features a family that’s so unexpected. The story is about a family composed of Russian Jewish refugees who fled to China and married a Chinese family resulting in a twisted tale of two families both in the crime business but split down the middle and at war.

Jon Tsuei and Steve Orlando have crafted an interesting story featuring characters you don’t see often. The Chinese mob being featured in a story isn’t something that necessarily that stands out as surprising. It’s the Russian Jewish immigrant aspect of it that makes it really unique. Seeing Chinese characters reciting Hebrew for the loss of individuals caught me off guard… and it’s awesome! The comic has done an amazing job of taking some little known history and folding it into a familiar concept and story and it has worked really well so far.

Tsuei and Orlando pack a lot in the issue. Not only does Aaron need to prove who he is, he must figure out how to interact with his cousins. Both of whom are a little weary of their newly arrived family member. There’s also a ton of action through which the two writers explore Aaron’s past in the military. Not only does that add some depth to the character it more importantly helps explain why he’s able to do what he does. It shows the training he’s received through the trauma he’s experienced.

The art by Rubine is solid. With color by DC Alonso and lettering by Carlos M. Mangual, the comic continues its solid style that fits perfectly in a mob drama. There characters are all full of personality with their look. But, it’s the body language that really stands out as the position in certain moments and look on a face tell far more than dialogue ever could.

At its core, Search for Hu #2 is a mob story. It’s really that simple. But, it’s the details that make it really stand out. Not only are the characters interesting and engaging but the motivation of waring family is even unique. For those that enjoy a more action filled mob family drama, this is one to definitely check out.

Story: Jon Tsuei, Steve Orlando Art: Rubine
Color: DC Alonso Letterer: Carlos M. Mangual
Story: 8.0 Art: 8.0 Overall: 8.0 Recommendation: Buy

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Review: Search for Hu #1

A son returns home to his parents after serving in the military to get sucked into a deadly family feud.

Story: Jon Tsuei, Steve Orlando
Art: Rubine
Color: DC Alonso
Letterer: Carlos M. Mangual

Get your copy now! To find a comic shop near you, visit http://www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook or digitally and online with the links below.

comiXology
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Zeus Comics
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Search for Hu this September

SEARCH FOR HU #1

Writers: Steve Orlando & Jon Tsuei
Artist: Rubine
Colorist: DC Alonso
Letterer: Carlos M. Mangual
Cover: Rubine
Incentive Cover: Dave Johnson
$4.99 / 32 pages / Color / 09.08.21

Aaron Tse lives for his family, and if he’s not careful, he’ll die for its secrets.

When he left the military, Aaron Tse’s first thought was providing for his aging parents. His parents’ bar is experiencing hard times, and one night it’s shot to hell, with his parents critically injured in the attack.

But this was no ordinary robbery — Aaron’s mother reveals that she fled China to escape a blood feud between the Jewish and Chinese sides of her family…both of which are powerful organized crime families. Peace existed between these two families — the Hu and the Margolis — but now it’s been broken, and Aaron must protect his parents from further violence. Aaron hops a plane to the homeland he never intended to explore, on a path to revenge he never wanted to walk.

Written by Jon Tsuei (Sera and the Royal Stars, RunLoveKill) and Steve Orlando (Martian Manhunter, Wonder Woman, KILL A MAN, PROJECT PATRON) and drawn by artist sensation Rubine, SEARCH FOR HU is a fast-paced, action-packed exploration of complex cultural histories, powered by a bloody family feud.

SEARCH FOR HU #1

Review: Heroes Vengeance #5

HeroesComic5_CoverOscar’s El Vengador story comes to an epic end in the final part of ‘Vengeance’. It’s a few days before the explosive events of Odessa, and it’s all-out war between Oscar and Pelon’s gang. Plus, the fate of the original El Vengador – Oscar/Carlos’s grandfather…

Heroes: Vengeance #5 could be considered cut into two mini issues. The first is how the El Vengador from the to be, as his the mask is viewed is more of an icon. While the second part, is more of the the Oscar gained the mask.  Along with why he choose to use it, as a symbol. It all reminds me of another well known “coweled,” superhero.

The urban themed, well drawn action continues as the final issue comes to pass. Similar to past issues, the atmosphere is gritty, dark, and reminds me of similar vengeful themed antihero/superhero comics.

Honestly I’m curious to see if the next mini series Heroes: Godsend continues this gritty, urban, atmosphere.

Story: Seamus Kevin Fahey, Zach Craley Art: Rubine
Story: 8.5 Art: 9 Overall: 8.75 Recommendation: Buy

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Review: Heroes: Vengeance #4

heroescomic4-size-600In the past, the original El Vengador is forced to fight for his honor, while in the present, Carlos faces a military tribunal. As if that’s not enough, Pelon threatens Oscar and his family.

Heroes: Vengeance #4 is filled with backstory, as the history of the wrestler who originally dawned the mask is told. Written by Seamus Kevin Fahey and Zach Craley, the issue is a light change of pace, but that manages to blend into the story oddly well given who the wrestler was. Of course the main story and the little side story, are connected since the mask links the characters. Anymore I reveal, spoils the story.

Like previous issues, the art work by Rubine is superb. I will admit the “brightness,” that shows the flashbacks is a nice contrast from the present. The transition between past and present is done seamlessly outside of the color differences. Of course the grittiness of the of the present is incredibly consistent like it is in previous issues.

Story: Seamus Kevin Fahey, Zach Craley Art: Rubine
Story: 7.5 Art: 8.0 Overall: 7.75 Recommendation: Buy

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