Brutal Blade Vol. 6 is live and on the air! With this book, we reach the midpoint of the Bruno the Bandit archives, and also reach a turni...
Friday, March 17, 2017
One of the defining and most enjoyable characteristics of Bruno the Bandit is the casual way it deals with the clash between old school sword and sorcery tropes and modern world technology. It's an interesting pocket universe that Bruno lives in, where the collision of ideas can lead to a man who wears a sword to work becoming hooked on the Home Shopping Channel. This strip very nicely sets out that juxtaposition to great comedic effect in this story. I also can't help but think that there's a slight tribute to Berke Breathed in the flat staging of that last panel.