Strangers in Paradise (Vol 5) by Terry Moore
I’m so glad that Moore finally got around to telling David’s story. How David had been presented before this, you always figured that he was a softie. A softie from birth, the nice one to his sister’s black heart. However, once upon a time, it wasn’t so. David was little thug, trying to be a big thug. Trying to be part of his father’s (and uncle’s) mob army. However, he killed a young Chinese boy named David and this changed his life.
Because of his father’s family ties, David gets off for the real David’s murder. But it changes him. He goes away from his family. He takes David’s name as a constant reminder of what he did, and he goes to school. When he comes home, Darcy is in charge of the evil empire as their father is dead and the mob has a power vacuum. Darcy is the one who takes the Parker Girls beyond anything their father dreamed of.
But since this is David’s tale, it focuses on the incestuousness of Darcy’s feelings for her brother. And David’s somewhat inept and vague rejection of her. I can’t always tell if David is just used to his sister Continue reading “Strangers in Paradise (Vol 5) Graphic Novel Review”