Review: Sex Criminals #1 (2013)

Shouldn’t a comic series and a (first) issue dealing with female sexuality be written by a woman? And, even if one is BDSM friendly, shouldn’t the flogger on the cover be cause for concern? The answers are no and no. My personal headache in the form of E.L. James’ 50 Shades trilogy should be enough to answer both of those questions but continue on below the cut for my review of the first issue of Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky’s Sex Criminals.

Warnings for some slight spoilers and potential NSFW content below the cut. Also …

The most embarrassing thing about picking this up to look at in the comics store was the male clerk thinking I had picked it up by accident and was embarrassed to be looking at a "naughty" book.

I have great appreciation for the hilarity of this back cover.

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