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… 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… 2007-09-10 Comic Books/Graphic Novels Fiction Fantagraphics Books
Book Review

Chance in Hell (2007)

EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Sep 10, 2007; Writer: Gilbert Hernandez; Genres: Comic Books/Graphic Novels, Fiction; Publisher: Fantagraphics Books

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 Jan 11, 2008 Published in issue #974 Jan 18, 2008 Order article reprints
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