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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v8n40 (09/30/2009) » Section: Literary Buffalo

The Red Eye Returns

A bit of the old ultra-violence.” I haven’t thought about that phrase (or A Clockwork Orange, for that matter) in at least 10 years, but it’s the first thing that popped into my head when I started reading Kyle Kaczmarczyk’s The Red Eye: Lost to the Future (Zombie Ink Comics, $23): ultra-violence. Over-the-top brutality, limbs severed on every other page, buckets of blood, and the exhilaration of watching our hero cold-cock, dismember, and cripple genetically enhanced future-Nazi henchmen during stealth raids, “interrogation sessions,” and 11th-hour end-games.

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