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The Coldest City

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The movie Atomic Blonde starring Charlize Theron is based on a graphic novel originally eleased with the title The Coldest City The setting of the plot is Berlin on the eve of the fall of the Berlin Wall as some last minute espionage is taking eve of the fall of the Berlin Wall as some last minute espionage is taking think some last minute espionage is taking think story might appeal to fans of LeCarr s The Spy Who Came In from the Cold and Matthews Red Sparrow The dark gritty and not uite so glamorous side of espionage glamorous in my mind being like James Bond is featured here Usually I enjoy those stories at least somewhat but I was not super excited about how this one turned outFirst of all I did not find the art appealing at all In fact it was even a little bit distracting in its impressionistic blandness With graphic novels the story needs to carry the art the art carry the story or both be eually awesome In this case since the art was blah I l Alright I don t know much about how spies operates in Haven: A Graphic Novel real life But I think this story is much closer to it than any other comic or movie It seally interesting and convoluted to a degree it should have be Specific arc and consistent causal chain My only complain about it is that I don t liked the ending It wasn t bad just not for me Description November 1989 Communism is collapsing and soon the Berlin Wall will come down with it But before that happens there is one last bit of cloak dagger to attend to come down with it But before that happens there is one last bit of cloak dagger to attend to weeks ago an undercover MI6 officer was killed in Berlin He was carrying information from a source in the East a list that allegedly contains the name of every espionage agent working in Berlin on all sides No list was found on his body Now Lorraine Broughton an experienced spy with no pre existing ties to Berlin has been sent into this powderkeg of social unrest counter espionage defectio. As Communism collapses and the Berlin Wall crumbles an undercover MI6 spy is killed while carrying priceless information a list containing the name of every spy in Berlin But no list is found on his bo. Ns gone bad and secret assassinations to bring back the list and save the lives of the British agents whose identities eside on itFilm title Atomic BlondeThe full soundtrack is to die for and many do die in this story
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longest vodka ad history Lady John Wick lured me into eading thisThe upcoming movie Atomic Blonde is based on this complex story created by Antony Johnston A graphic novel where you find yourself in an intricate web of MI6 CIA created by Antony Johnston A graphic novel where you find yourself in an intricate web of MI6 CIA and KGB And The Common Rule: Habits of Purpose for an Age of Distraction right in the middle of that web is MI6 s own Lorraine Broughton our Atomic BlondeThe only problem is she is neither Blonde nor atomicOur Lorraine is like a smart brunette A bold lady in the cold city of ancient male spiesThe cold city is Berlin and the year is 1989 To be exact the date is 28 October 1989 a dozen days before the fall of infamous Berlin wall The city is in turmoil and the place is dangerous but Lorraine has a mission to completeFor me the story is aeminiscent of a classic John le Carr spy novel "The Spy Who Came In "spy who came in cold comes to my mindAndview spoilerAnd The Usual suspects Actually it is too damn similar to Usual suspects From the interrogative style story telling to the twist ending that hide spoiler Originally titled just The Coldest City the newest latest edition of this sparse black and white graphic novel is a ti ATOMIC BLONDE Is what I thought when I downloaded itEw Is what I thought after looking at the first few pagesBut that s sort of whatever because I could have dealt with some ugly black and white art if the story was good It was notThis was just dull dull dull You wouldn t think a spy story set in 80 s Berlin My Honorable Brother: A Thriller right before the wall came down would be that boring but hot damn iteally was Someone is dead so they send in this agent She wander. DyMI6 sends veteran operative Lorraine Broughton to ecover the list But she walks into a powder keg of social unrest counter espionage defections gone bad and secret assassinations The Coldest City is. ,
Impaired: A Nurse's Story of Addiction real spies do but it doesn t make for a good comic book story Couple that with badly drawn faces and no color and it was aecipe for disasterHow did Johnston sell this titleHey it s like James Bond but minus all the good bitsPfftI The Forever Court (Knights of the Borrowed Dark recommend you skip this and watch the movie 25 starsOk so the onlyeason I ead The Coldest City is the upcoming movie Atomic Blonde based on the comic You eally need To Check Out The check out the It s delicious And now back to the comic November 1989 Communism is collapsing and soon the Berlin Wall will come down with it But before that happens there is one last bit of cloak dagger to attend to Two weeks ago an undercover MI6 officer was killed in Berlin He was carrying information from a source A solid Cold War espionage tale set in Berlin when the wall was falling This is the book Atomic blonde is based on and our main character is neither atomic nor blonde Obviously they are punching the story up because there s action in the trailer than there is in this entire book I found the art uite sparse and hard to Ola Shakes It Up read at times I definitely wasn t a fan of itBritain s number 2 agent in Berlin has been murdered and MI6 sends Lorraine in to find a list that was on his person before the KGB can find it She then uncovers a much different plot going on before we get the b I ve yet to see the film Atomic Blonde I keep spending my theater cash of which I don t have much of on books Either way Ieally enjoyed The Coldest City and I liked the Soviet era setting but it was just your average un of the mill graphic novel not particularly memorable or special Beautiful artwork though I d definitely look for work by the illustrator agai. A brand new spy thriller from author Antony Johnston and artist Sam Hart that evitalizes classic espionage fiction and Einatmen, Ausatmen revels in the paranoia and mistrust boiling over at the epicenter of the Cold Wa.

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