|Artist Mike Wolfer depicts protagonist Joe Dunn striking an |
iconic Western pose on the cover to Streets of Glory #5.
Reminiscent of William Munny (Clint Eastwood) in the 1992 film Unforgiven, Dunn is an old school gunfighter who returns from a life of drifting, fighting and killing to a home that's grown up without him. While attempting to acclimate himself to a world that has moved on without him, Dunn is drawn back into the brutal, bloody world of revenge and gun smoke.
Though familiar with Garth Ennis's comic book super star credentials (Preacher, Hitman, PunisherMAX, among others), I hadn't previously read anything from the prolific author. Apparently he has a reputation for penning visceral fights, and Streets of
|Mike Wolfer's art from Streets of Glory Issue #1 (page 9).|
Streets of Glory was released as a trade paperback collecting the six issue mini-series in 2009, available through your local comic shop. If like em you are a single issue fan, check the back issue bins--I purchased the entire run earlier this year at cover price.