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No. 167: There's nothing wrong with The Fixer that can't be fixed with my hands

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There's nothing wrong with The Fixer that can't be fixed with my hands

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Strip by: DanielBT

Caption: I get the distinct impression that I might get cut in half at any second.
Fixer: This is Natalie. She's with me.
Caption: Spookiest is the guy in the hat.
Natalie: Funny, he looks Jewish.
Fixer: Not one word.
Jewish guy: Fixer. Let's have a talk.

The author writes:

Frank Miller's Holy Terror is a thinly-veiled Batman expy that's little more than an excuse to conduct unsubtle revenge fantasy against the people who conducted 9-11. What could've been a parable of the futility of fighting ideological concepts deteriorated into a blotchy incomprehensible widescreen rant of little re-readable quality. The fault comes from the failure of imagination of a man incapable of accepting a worldview that falls outside his noir sensibilities, and facing a threat that can't be resolved by simply punching terrorists in the face. Having fallen into ugly caricature and self-parody, Frank Miller could probably benefit from some creative editing of the text. Lord knows that humour is not his strong suit.