El Torres

Nancy in Hell On Earth 4 (October 2012)

The issue takes a while. Torres paces it well and he pads it out a little. There’s a lot of confusing narration from the bad guy to muddle through. But it’s worth it. Even with the weak plotting, undercooked characters and Lorenzana’s underwhelming artwork, On Earth makes it. Why? Because Torres has got a great […]

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Nancy in Hell On Earth 3 (June 2012)

I didn’t get it last issue, but some of the death row inmates are stand-ins. I noticed Danny Trejo and Quentin Tarantino. Sadly, I noticed them on some of the multiple full page spreads. There are four or five of them in the issue, which isn’t good. Lorenzana doesn’t compose those shots well. He can’t […]

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Nancy in Hell On Earth 2 (March 2012)

I’m not sure Nancy in Hell could exist without Garth Ennis. Torres isn’t ripping him off precisely, just his approach (and attitude) to afterlife stuff. It’s just derivative and it’s a fine derivation. Torres bypasses most of the previous issue’s problems–the annoying cop ceases to be annoying with Nancy around to drive the story. She’s […]

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