The Black Monday Murders, Vol. 2 (The Black Monday Murders, #2)

The Black Monday Murders, Vol. 2 (The Black Monday Murders, #2)

Thomas Dane goes looking for a man who doesn't want to be found. From JONATHAN HICKMAN (EAST OF WEST, Secret Wars, Avengers) and TOMM COKER (UNDYING LOVE) comes the next installment in the crypto-noir series about the power of dirty, filthy money... and exactly what kind of people you can buy with it. THE BLACK MONDAY MURDERS is classic occultism where the various schools of Thomas Dane goes looking for a man who doesn't want to be found. From JONATHAN HICKMAN (EAST OF WEST, Secret W...

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Title:The Black Monday Murders, Vol. 2 (The Black Monday Murders, #2)
Author:Jonathan Hickman
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Genres:Sequential Art
ISBN:1534303723
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:192 pages pages

The Black Monday Murders, Vol. 2 (The Black Monday Murders, #2) Reviews

  • Ashley
    May 13, 2018
    I am all-in on this series? magic, witches, and the global economy, plus some very dark imagery and redacted documents? What?s not to love. The plot is complicated but there are a good number of callbacks to to help you remember past issues/volumes. ...
  • Daniel
    May 12, 2018
    Wow! This was as good as the first volume! What a deep and twisted story about the true power of wealth and the Market. The art and story are so solid here and the characters are just as vibrant and sinister as the first volume. The twists and turns especially when the detective and Pr...
  • Drew
    Apr 29, 2018
    Fuck, I barely have any clue what's happening but I love it. Gods, dark economics, vampire murder familiars, the spookiest scenes in any comic I've ever read... yeah, this is my jam. ...
  • Devann
    Apr 21, 2018
    I'm kind of in two minds about this series, on the one hand it's a great concept and really well executed. I love the format that the story is portrayed in [with the files and emails scattered throughout] and the art really fits the overall mood well. On the other hand, I struggle ...
  • John Shaw
    Oct 28, 2017
    Supposing that instead of a clever knowledge of "the market" success on Walstreet came from a deal with a demon. And the success of an investment House came not from skill but from the sacrifices you gave to the god Mammon This book is very relevant today since the 1% conti...
  • Laurian
    May 09, 2018
    I liked that I got more answers in this second volume and that answers were revealed. It kept me wanting more while satisfying some curiosities. ...
  • Felicia
    May 31, 2018
    Hickman loves putting clans/houses/schools against each other and it?s no different in The Black Friday Murders. I can?t wait to see more murderous political and financial machinations. ...
  • Carla A
    May 11, 2018
    If your into this type of conspiracy then this is so far great, definitely not for everyone but nice and bloody and creepy for those who are into it. Though I am a little confused by some of it but yeah just going with the flow here. ...
  • andrew y
    Apr 30, 2018
    Why did I dislike the first one so much? I can't remember. But this got me back on board, maybe because it actually gave me some grounded "reality" of the universe to grab onto. ...
  • Lukas Holmes
    May 09, 2018
    Hickman is creating a masterpiece here. ...
  • Adan
    May 05, 2018
    I can mostly understand what?s going on, but that meeting threw me for a loop, and I legit did not understand the significance of what they found out until the very end. Also, do not mess with Ria. She does NOT play around. My favorite bits in this are all the text and graphics stuff...
  • Bill
    May 30, 2018
    More super magically powered baddies (aided by a gory meal or two) and a meeting with the god Mammon that reminded me of a cheaper Neil Gaiman Sandman episode all add up to .....what? What?s the point? Maybe the detective will give a regular human?s perspective and then a reason to...
  • Maria
    Apr 24, 2018
    Fell further down the deep dark rabbit hole of the occult on Wall Street today, and thoroughly enjoyed myself. We're slowly learning more about the grisly universe in which the god Mammon lies behind all things. It's a slightly disorientating journey, but in the best way, like hopping ...
  • Louis
    May 29, 2018
    This is the type of graphic novel I wish were drawn and told. It has this depth of realism that most other comics just don't have. I wish super hero comics looked like this graphic novel. ...
  • P D
    Apr 26, 2018
    It is...very strange to read this book at the same time as reading about the real banking industry. There's a certain level of over-the-top here that works excellently with the story and art, but at the same time pairs oddly with callouts to real families, in particular those with as m...
  • Arjun Iyer
    Jun 13, 2018
    Blurb: The reason the Devil always collects his dues, is to pay-off his debt to Mammon. Hickman's masterful and complex story-telling doesn't disappoint as once again readers are thrust into the world of the obscenely wealthy and the disturbingly powerful Caina-Kankrin banking gro...
  • Koen Claeys
    Apr 23, 2018
    The design of the book, the complex and intense story with multiple layers, ... typical Hickman. WANT MORE.... ...
  • Cale
    May 17, 2018
    This volume is both more and less than the previous volume. It's a bit more straightforward, but seems to tell less of a story, especially of the relationships between the houses. At the same time, the policeman and the professor have a much more important and disturbing role that lead...
  • Kenny
    Apr 15, 2018
    The ultimate in conspiracies. I want in Jon. ...
  • Frédéric
    May 28, 2018
    In this volume Jonathan Hickman is less self-indulgently cryptic and the plot follows a straighter path if no less weird. I won't pretend I understood everything- some scenes totally eluded me- but globally it follows the powerplay between schools on one hand while on the other hand Th...
  • Colin
    May 14, 2018
    Money cults and murder. Sounds like the ten o'clock news. ...
  • Chaunceton Bird
    Apr 25, 2018
    Volume two is worth the wait. The story, which in volume one seemed impossibly complex, is simplified and streamlined in this second installment. The writing is original, and the art is some of the best I've seen. I'd recommend starting with volume one, but buy this one at the same tim...
  • Aron
    May 03, 2018
    It's books like this that keep me reading comics. I read the first volume last year right after it first came out, and I liked it, but it felt like I was missing something or just wasn't completely getting it. So fast forward about a year and volume 2 comes out and I pick it up. I star...
  • Harsh Kumar
    May 31, 2018
    The second volume made this series much more intriguing. The story here is taken to a whole new level. We finally come across the dark, evil, manipulative, all consuming god "Mammon". The mysteries are now being unfolded slowly. The code being deciphered. The whole story is dev...
  • Shawn Birss
    May 14, 2018
    *** I had to read the first volume of this twisting horror of a psychological noir mystery mindfuck to just catch up enough to start to understand Volume Two. And then I gave this volume the good, slow read it so deserves. This is more than just a fascinating story with beautifu...
  • Michael Finocchiaro
    May 05, 2018
    The Black Monday Murders is a strange tale about cabals and money cults that drive the world economic cycles. The first volume was pretty strange but intriguing and this second volume actually notches up the suspense a bit. I can't say that I follow everything that is happening, but th...
  • Stefan Bugryn
    Jun 04, 2018
    It?s slowly making more sense, but when is the next one coming out?! I?m addicted now!! ...
  • Nate LaPrairie
    May 26, 2018
    I'm really glad I decided to pick this series up. It's proven to be one of the more intriguing graphic series I've read thus far; a great diversion from much of my usual reading. Something truly dark and creepy. For me, the whole "blood is money, money is power" concept gives me bo...
  • Josh
    May 04, 2018
    Excellent volume of Black Monday Murders. Here, Hickman provides answers to questions held over from the previous volume, but he introduces an equal amount of uncertainty. Riveting stuff. The art is also gorgeous. Characters are rendered as realistically as can be expected with facial ...
  • Jamie Connolly
    Apr 20, 2018
    So freaking cool! Damn this is well done! It?s nice too see the higher reviews on this second volume. It wasn?t as easy to see the direction of this story after the first volume but it really something. The myth of it they are using isn?t exactly new, but how they are applying it...