I ve yet to see the film Atomic Blonde I keep spending my theater cash f which I don t have much Pocahontas ofn books Either way I really enjoyed The Coldest City and I liked the Soviet era setting but it was just your average run Bala Santa of the mill graphic novel not particularly memorabler special Beautiful artwork though I d definitely look for work by the illustrator again Description November 1989 Communism is collapsing and soon the Berlin Wall will come down with it But before that happens there is Book of Magickal and Occult Rites and Ceremonies one last bitf cloak dagger to attend to Two weeks ago an undercover MI6 fficer was killed in Berlin He was carrying Information From A Source In from a source in East a list that allegedly contains the name f every espionage agent working in Berlin The Lady Elizabeth (Elizabeth I, on all sides No list was foundn his body Now Lorraine Broughton an experienced spy with no pre existing ties to Berlin has been sent into this powderkeg Wolfsong of social unrest counter espionage defections gone bad and secret assassinations to bring back the list and save the livesf the Briti Originally titled just The Coldest City the newest latest edition Ultimate Memory Book of this sparse black and white graphic novel is a tie inf sorts to the big screen adaptation starring Oscar winner Charlize Theron A pistol packing shades toting fishnet wearing Ms Theron is even pictured Pelnrušķis un trollis on the cover except that cover has absolutely NOTHING to do with the actual text Ditto the new alluring title Don t we all just love bait and switch Well I don t Protagonist Lorraine Broughton who is illustrated so in a manner that suggests actresses Faye Dunawayr Meryl Streep when they portrayed demure characters is a veteran espionage Far Strike (The Transcended Book 3) officer from MI 6 assigned to an investigation in Berlin The setting isriginal as it s just scant weeks before the Wall fell in autumn O Mistério do Infante Santo of 89 and the Cold War was still hot The story is le Carre than big screen Bondr Bourne but it has a minor amount Disgrace (Department Q, of low key style The ending won t be a surprise to those fairly well read though A solid Cold War espionage tale set in Berlin when the wall was falling This is the book Atomic blonde is based. As Communism collapses and the Berlin Wall crumbles an undercover MI6 spy is killed while carrying priceless information a list containing the namef every spy in Berlin But no list is found n his bo.
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sides No list was found n his body Now Lorraine Broughton an experienced spy with noNo list was found n his body Now Lorraine Broughton an experienced spy with no ties to Berlin has been sent into this powderkeg Ice Maiden of social unrest counter espionage defections gone bad and secret assassinations to bring back the list and save the livesf the British agents whose identities reside Latin Lovers Greek Husbands Bundle on it I really liked the story and the way things turnedut in the end but the art style was not my cup Seducing the Heiress of tea At allI m unsure whether to recommend thisne r not I ll definitely go see the movie and I m not sorry to have read it So I I m not sorry to have read it So I it s entirely up to you The movie Atomic Blonde starring Charlize Theron is based n a graphic novel Teasing Her SEAL originally released with the title The Coldest City The settingf the plot is Berlin Rancher Bears Baby (Rancher Bears, on the evef the fall A Valentines Wish of the Berlin Wall as some last minute espionage is taking placeI think this story might appeal to fansf LeCarr s The Spy Who Came In from the Cold and Matthews Red Sparrow The dark gritty and not uite so glamorous side Paixão Sem Disfarce 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 thisne turned Rain out The longest vodka ad in history ATOMIC BLONDE Is what I thought when I downloaded itEw Is what I thought after looking at the first few pagesBut that s sortf 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 right before the wall came down would be that boring but hot damn it really was Someone is dead so they send in this agent She wanders around doing fuck allbut in the most uninteresting ways possible I would imagine it s what 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 a recipe for disasterHow did Johnston sell this titleHey it s like James Bond but minus all the good bitsPfftI recommend you skip this and watch the movi. A brand new spy thriller from author Antony Johnston and artist Sam Hart that revitalizes classic espionage fiction and revels in the paranoia and mistrust boiling In the Matter of the Complaint Against Egbert C. Smyth and Others, Professors of the Theological Institution in Phillips Academy, Andover over at the epicenterf the Cold Wa. On and ur main character is neither Atomic Nor Blonde Obviously They Are Punching nor blonde Obviously they are punching 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 read at times I definitely wasn t a fan f itBritain s number 2 agent in Berlin has been murdered and MI6 sends Lorraine in to find a list that was Quantum (Captain Chase on his person before the KGB can find it She then uncovers a much different plot goingn before we get the big twist at the end All in all it felt like a not as good version The Other Islam of ueen Country Received an advance copy from Oni and Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review Alright I don t know much about how spiesperates in real life But I think this story is much closer to it than any Last Man Standing other comicr movie It s really interesting and convoluted to a degree it should have be Specific arc and consistent causal chain My Light, Gesture, and Color only complain about it is that I don t liked the ending It wasn t bad just not for me Lady John Wick lured me into reading thisThe upcoming movie Atomic Blonde is basedn this complex story created by Antony Johnston A graphic novel where you find yourself in an intricate web Classic Krakauer: Mark Foo's Last Ride, After the Fall, and Other Essays from the Vault of MI6 CIA DGSE and KGB And right in the middlef that web is MI6 s wn Lorraine Broughton ur Atomic BlondeThe Canada only problem is she is neither Blonde nor atomicOur Lorraine is like a smart brunette A bold lady in the cold cityf 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 f infamous
*berlin wall the *wall The is in turmoil and the place is dangerous but Lorraine 25 starsOk so the nly reason I read The Coldest City is the upcoming movie Atomic Blonde based Dead Reckoning (Sookie Stackhouse, on the comic You really need to checkut the trailer 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 DogFace one last bitf cloak dagger to attend to Two weeks ago an undercover MI6 What You Owe Me officer was killed in Berlin He was carrying information from a source in the East a list that all. DyMI6 sends veteranperative Lorraine Broughton to recover the list But she walks into a powder keg f social unrest counter espionage defections gone bad and secret assassinations The Coldest City is.