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  • Author:
    John Wagner
  • ISBN:
    0857685104
  • ISBN13:
    978-0857685100
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  • Publisher:
    Titan Publishing Company; New edition edition (October 1, 2011)
  • Pages:
    296 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Graphic Novels
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  • Rating:
    4.9
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A History of Violence book. John Wagner's A History of Violence says many things about violence, but what bothers me is that I never once felt like the things being said were intentional

A History of Violence book. John Wagner's A History of Violence says many things about violence, but what bothers me is that I never once felt like the things being said were intentional. I felt like Luke in the cave on Dagobah: everything in the cave was there because I brought it with me. Wagner's writing left me hollow and sad.

A History of Violence is a 2005 American action thriller film directed by David Cronenberg and written by Josh Olson. It is an adaptation of the 1997 graphic novel of the same title by John Wagner and Vince Locke

A History of Violence is a 2005 American action thriller film directed by David Cronenberg and written by Josh Olson. It is an adaptation of the 1997 graphic novel of the same title by John Wagner and Vince Locke.

A History of Violence is a graphic novel written by John Wagner and illustrated by Vince Locke, originally published in 1997 by Paradox Press and later by Vertigo Comics, both imprints of DC Comics. It is also the source for the film of the same name directed by David Cronenberg, the first cinematic adaption of a work by John Wagner since 1995's Judge Dredd.

Great Story that is very Graphic and Realistic. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 13 years ago. A History of Violence is Graphic and Realistic. The suspense and story build and there are many surprises. It is enjoyable to watch a relatively average individual react to an extra ordinary set of circumstances.

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A History of Violence. John Wagner is the award winning British writer (and co-creator) of Judge Dredd and has written the Star Wars series Dark Empire I & II. Country of Publication.

A History of Violence. Each month we recycle over . million books, saving over 12,500 tonnes of books a year from going straight into landfill sites. All of our paper waste is recycled and turned into corrugated cardboard.

A History of Violence by John Wagner & Vince Locke. It's disappointing to see how much of a movie-over-book society we have become. All the others preceding it have to do with the movie. The graphic novel is nearly 10 years old, but it's going to be eclipsed by the movie adaptation. Furthermore, the graphic novel itself isn't marketed as a graphic novel, at first glance.

With History, I took John Wagner’s premise, title, and-god help me for using this phrase- inciting incident, and then . Robert Lantos will be producing that if that happens.

With History, I took John Wagner’s premise, title, and-god help me for using this phrase- inciting incident, and then leapt off and told my own story. The graphic novel was packed with story, it just wasn’t a story I wanted to tell. It’s a solid, smart and fun action thriller, but I was a lot more interested in getting into questions of identity. There are all things that are possible, but they are not at all for sure.

'A History of Violence' is a stunning and uniquely cinematic tale of crime and retribution, soon to be a major movie from David Cronenberg.

Celace
I actually enjoyed this graphic novel more than the movie. It went deeper into Joey's past and how it affected his family. I didn't like his wife's response. Thought she should have been horrified that her husband had been so violent. We did see more of Joey's story actually told by him. It was a good graphic novel, but just wish the artwork had been better and in color. Costs too much for what you get.
Livina
I'm glad I got the book, which is actually a very graphic comic book that goes far beyond the film version which is "based" on the book. This book is far superior to the film, in my view, although it is so graphic that I was wincing at parts of it. Imagine whatever weapon you want - chainsaws, drills, guns, knives...and you'll find them being used in this story. The drawings are very...detailed...and my tolerance wasn't as high as it should have been to handle all that blood and gore, at least not in illustrations. I prefer to read about stuff like that. Visuals can be too intense for me.

Still, don't let me scare you off. This book was not only believable but had integrity and heart, in its own violent, grisly way. I have to admit there were times I wished I was simply reading words on a page instead of having the images thrust in my face (this may also be the reason why the film sometimes seems "watered down" compared to the book, which is so graphic that it might have turned off film audiences).

You won't find any superheroes like Batman or Superman in this book. It is the type of comic that represents real life, starting with a guy, Tom, who seems to have a pretty low key life in a very small town. He runs the diner. He's barely on anyone's radar screen, apart from the people he knows in town and his wife and kids. He has a reputation for being a decent guy, even a better than average guy with a generous heart...but he's not particularly ambitious and he certainly isn't out to make waves. In fact, he PREFERS being out of the limelight - for reasons even his own family wouldn't suspect.

Everything changes when a couple of lowlifes come to town and try to rob him. He's forced to protect himself and those in the diner and he does so with amazing skill. Even so, no one suspects that this is particularly unusual, except for the fact that this type of crime doesn't usually happen in their town. So he's the hero of the local (and even the national) media for awhile and then it seems that things will die down.

Except that they dont...and in the process, Tom is forced to examine his entire life, going back to a childhood which wasn't always so peaceful, to hidden parts of his past...and he also puts his family in danger and tests his marriage and his wife's trust.
Darkshaper
great intense story, the art isnt that great but it fits the feel of the book. gritty and mobster its very good. took me about an hour total to read it beause i got so caught up in it.
Zbr
A History of Violence is Graphic and Realistic. The suspense and story build and there are many surprises. It is enjoyable to watch a relatively average individual react to an extra ordinary set of circumstances.

The Graphic Novel and Movie are different enough that each should be experienced. I thoroughly enjoyed both.
Levion
This book is a definite page-turner--great illustrations, good plot filled with both empathetic and not so empathetic characters, and a wicked ending. Am looking forward to David Cronenberg's film adaptation of the same name, due to come out in 2005 with Viggo Mortensen, Mario Bello, Ed Harris, and William Hurt.
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Heresy; I liked the movie better.
I haven't seen the movie version of this graphic novel, so it was refreshing to approach the book with no preconceptions. I tore through this book, enjoying it immensely. Vince Locke's minimalist drawing style works for this story, although I can see where some readers might find it offputting. A History of Violence is nicely structured; the flashbacks to the past flow seamlessly and are vital to the plot. I enjoy reading original graphic crime novels as well as the adaptations of Richard Stark's Parker that Darwyn Cooke is producing and the graphic crime works of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips. It's good to see that Wagner and Locke's A History of Violence has helped spawn a genre.