The world of Fried Pickle Noir is all based on veggie and fruits in the first volume. Our protagonist, Q Cumbersome is a no nonsense tough detective with a scar and a drinking problem. He's put fist to the gang of spuds ran by a deeply evil and somehow charming mob boss, Killjoy. This antagonist is a fat watermelon that has a deep southern accent in my mind. Then we have a side character, my favorite, the Hell Raisin! Yep, a demonic raisin. The demonic raisin is the best and most exciting character because Hell is raised. Trust me if you don't fall in love with the look and feel you are crazy.
Without giving too much away let's just say this is your favorite noir gangster film mixed with veggies. I have been reading the comic for a few days but it doesn't read like a comic or graphic novel. When reading the comic it feels like it could be a detective report with a burned edge in a document never meant to be read. I found myself very closely looking at each page as the look was different than anything else. The words are separated from the images floating around the page focusing heavily on the body language which is beautiful. Having a style all it's own, setting itself outside the mainstream comic world which in this reader's mind is a great asset.
-Andrew Byrd (Heavy Metal Hobbit)
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