Majorie Finnegan Temporal Criminal #5 (REVIEW)

Sep 22, 2021

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Majorie Finnegan Temporal Criminal #5

You know you’re generally in for some weirdness when reading Garth Ennis. Of course that can be said with most comics, but Ennis takes things to another level. Naturally, some of that’s been on display throughout the first four issues of Majorie Finnegan Temporal Criminal — which are now available in a collected edition. But my jaw had yet to drop like it did Majorie Finnegan Temporal Criminal #5.

AWA/Upshot Studios
Written by: Garth Ennis
Art by: Goran Sudzuka
Colors by: Miroslav Mrva
Letters by: Rob Steen

While Marjorie, her sister and Tim figure out their next course of action, readers learn more about the Lord of Evil. We also gain some insight into Marjorie’s brief marriage to Stan Zanzibar, who looks like the devil yet isn’t the most evil character in this story — in fact, it seems his motivations are rooted in something other than evil.

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While that insight adds to the story, the SparkNotes version of the Lord of Evil’s origin story is the central focus of Majorie Finnegan Temporal Criminal #5. Let’s just say, there are a few panels from that part of the issue that’ll stick with readers. I would be careful who you read this around.

What’s more, Stan talks about that issue a little more, which helps reveal the Lord of Evil may share similar views with a Mad Titan comic book readers know all too well.

Score: 9

Looking for more comic book content? Go check out the latest episode of Geeks WorldWide Radio‘s TLDR podcast, where Joseph Gilmore and Nick Friar discuss comics weekly and talk to creators from the industry — available on SoundCloud, Apple Podcasts and SpotifyAnd if you want to learn more about AWA Studios specifically, be sure to listen to TLDR‘s interview with AWA’s Chief Creative Officer, Axel Alonso — where he also talked about his time with Vertigo and Marvel Comics.

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