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My Heroes Have Always Been Junkies

by Ed Brubaker

Series: Criminal (8)

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Brubaker makes a pretty standard crime story a little more interesting by having the lead character be a young woman who processes her messed up childhood as the daughter of a drug addict by idolizing musicians and singers who seemed to find greater creativity through their drug experimentation and addictions. ( )
  villemezbrown | Feb 8, 2019 |
If I had to pick my most favourite comic that I've read this week, it would probably be this one. Inside this beautiful and dramatic cover, is a story that you can really just feel in your heart. Ellie is someone who's had a hard life. Does she consider herself an addict? No. But she does go to group therapy sessions for addiction. She also lives full time in a rehab center. Will that stop her plans to live her life? I don't think so.

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Newsweek's Best ComicBooks of2018 Thrillist'sBest Comics & Graphic Novels of2018 The first originalgraphic novel from the bestselling creators of CRIMINAL, KILL OR BE KILLED, THEFADE OUT and FATALE. TeenageEllie has always had romantic ideas about drug addicts, those tragic artisticsouls drawn to needles and pills have been an obsession since the death of herjunkie mother ten years ago. But when Ellie lands in an upscale rehab clinicwhere nothing is what it appears to be... she'll find another more dangerousromance, and find out how easily drugs and murder go hand-in-hand. MY HEROES HAVE ALWAYS BEENJUNKIES is a seductive coming-of-age story, a pop and drug culture-fueled taleof a young girl seeking darkness... and what she finds there. A gorgeousmust-have hardback from the award-winning team of Ed Brubaker and SeanPhillips.

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