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Chance in Hell A girl is abandoned at the city dump, then becomes a symbol of innocence to three men: a failed poet, a protective pimp, and a crusading prosecutor.Chance in HellComic Books/Graphic Novels, Fiction A girl is abandoned at the city dump, then becomes a symbol of innocence to three men: a failed poet, a protective pimp, and a crusading prosecutor.2008-01-11
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Chance in Hell

Genre: Comic Books/Graphic Novels, Fiction; Author: Gilbert Hernandez; Status: In Season

A girl is abandoned at the city dump, then becomes a symbol of innocence to three men: a failed poet, a protective pimp, and a crusading prosecutor.

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Bottom Line
Gilbert Hernandez treads familiar turf to produce a work of undeniable power. But is it an incisive character study or just crafty cynicism? The surreal ending of Chance in Hell is a cop-out. B-

Originally posted January 11 2008 — 12:00 AM EST

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