It’s also time to look at the short fan-film adaptation of the infamous Lobo Paramilitary Christmas Special comic book, simply because it makes. When the Easter Bunny hires intergalactic bounty hunter Lobo to kill Santa Claus, it’s a bloody Christmas for the world as the Main Man puts the frag on a. The Easter Bunny is tired of being second-best to Christmas, so he hires Lobo aka The Main Man to take out Santa Claus in order for him to.

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Use the HTML below. Audible Download Audio Books. In fact, he is portrayed as the brutal dictator of the North Pole — commander of speccial vast slave nation forcibly malnourished to elf-size.

Equally, he specoal in his depiction of violence — something which he gets to do a lot of within the special.

There is special irony in the vibrant Christmas motif that is a pile of murdered green-clad elves drenched in their own crimson red blood. Christmas Specials This issue is Christmas themedcelebrating holiday merriment, Santa Clausand paramilitarg some Eggnog.

From Lobo himself, to the elves, to Santa Claus, to the murderous depraved couple that bookends the story before killing their own childrenchriwtmas shapes and forms of the people Bisley brings to life are tortured and grotesque. Subscribe by email to Modern Mythologies!

A couple are given a camera and a set of instructions which they must follow or else someone will die.

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You are commenting chrisgmas your Facebook account. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Similarly, his figures are not pretty.

What’s on his Watchlist? Recommended Reading Diametrically Opposed: You are commenting using your Twitter account. A knock at the door reveals a mysterious book on the doorstep called, The Lobo Xmas Sanctiondetailing a story that w Ya’d better watch out — ya’d better not cry!

A noisy, rude, thoroughly offensive conscience. For instance in the comics Lobo has some pointed teeth but not fangs, also in the comics Lobo carries huge weapons but now he uses a pistol and some of the dialog just doesn’t sound like what the main man would say.

Lobo Paramilitary Christmas Special #1 (Jan 1991, DC)

Too often, holiday issues of comic books forsake the characteristics of their eponymous heroes or villains in order to accommodate the pre-existing paradigm of the aforementioned holidays.

The film does simplify the story and remove some paraimlitary the ultra violence, I assume for budgetary reasons. The Lobo Paramilitary Christmas Special That said, I can say that the movie is in the same spirit as the Lobo issue it is based on. Photos Add Image Add an paramilitry Do you have any images for this title? Was this review helpful to you? You are paramilifary using your WordPress. Deep Down in Florida In this grotesque universe, an unexpected sequence of events destabilizes the endless symphony of abundance.


I am a big fan of Lobo. Detective Comics – “Slayride”. It is a genuine fear that, in the end, drives them to murder their children.

Thrilled by such a horrifying tale, the Thung’s no longer fear being torn xhristmas in the morning but their own irascible offspring, but upon reading the last page – ” This book is only good for one read. Hoping it is the answer to their fears, the anxious parents begin reading, “Once upon a time. Ya’d better not pout, I’m tellin’ paramilitaty why — Santa ‘Bo is comin’ to town! Fav movies based on comics.

The Lobo Paramilitary Christmas Special 7. Share this Rating Title: Edit Cast Cast overview: In Lobo, Keith Giffen created a character with nothing and no one to fight for — violence without reason — in order to be a parody of the Bronze Age of Comics.

Paramilittary Girl 1 Amy Fadhli His annual gift-giving is merely a public relations ploy to deflect attention from his abysmal human rights record.

Retro Review takes a look at influential issues of DC Comics and measures their artistic integrity against their cultural and symbolic importance to the DC Universe and comic books in general. From the jolly St. Learn more More Like This. What is common throughout all of the best-written and most successful holiday specials, however, is a respectful balance between those potentially conflicting mythologies.