The Maxx, Volume 6 (Maxx (Wildstorm/DC Comics))

Written by Sam Kieth Art and cover by Kieth The final volume of Sam Kieth's eclectic masterpiece collects a series of innovative stories known as "Friends of Maxx." These tales mark a turning point for Kieth's artistic evolution as a storyteller, paving the way for later groundbreaking titles such as ZERO GIRL and FOUR WOMEN.

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By Dan (Bloomsdale, MO) · ★★★☆☆ · June 11, 2009
Volume six collects the Friends of Maxx miniseries. The first issue tells the story of Dude and Mickey's relationship woes while the next two tell about Ira's release from prison and his uncle trying to teach him how to be a man.

While I dug these stories, they just weren't the same. There was ver... ...more
By Rodney (Portland, OR) · ★★★★★ · March 28, 2009
Sam Kieth creates such a twisted, darkened vision of the world we live in, yet it is wholly accurate. Injecting The Maxx with equal degrees of realism and fantasy, the story comes to life magnificently. The fragmented, fragile states of the characters is mirrored in the fluctuating artistic mediu... ...more
By Claudio (Minneapolis, MN) · ★★☆☆☆ · February 17, 2014
The series ended with Volume 5 and was fantastic! Stoked to find the TV show to re-watch. This volume is just a few extra stories that are only marginally relevant to The Maxx. I had a really hard time getting into them, actually. If you're reading the whole series, I'd recommend skipping this on... ...more
By Richard (Clifton, NJ) · ★★★☆☆ · February 21, 2015
I remember being so disappointed with this small miniseries since The Maxx isn't even in it, nor are any of the characters that made The Maxx so special. Looking back, it was an average story told in an average fashion. it was nothing special. ...more
By Matt (Takoma Park, MD) · ★☆☆☆☆ · June 07, 2009
After the actual ending of the series in the last volume, this felt like a real letdown. Besides explaining who two random characters in the main series were, this didn't do much of anything for me with a long, pointless "battle of the sexes/journey of male actualization" that was meaningless bec... ...more
By Federiken (Los Aires / Buena Plata, 07, Argentina) · ★★★★☆ · January 10, 2012
A veces me sorprende mi poca capacidad de retención. No hace tanto que leí este tomo pero se me borraron casi todos los detalles de la trama, aunque un par de frases lapidarias siguen tirándome piedras de vez en cuando. Una cosa sí recuerdo con claridad: Que el tomo era bastante deprimente y que... ...more
By David (Lansing, MI) · ★★★★☆ · August 03, 2009
More about Mickey and Dude, and a whole new story in the "Friends of the Maxx" issues. I'm glad that they left the end of Volume 5 as the actual end. Good read, great art, as always. Twisted goodness, as always. :) ...more
By Gary (Portland, OR) · ★★★☆☆ · December 28, 2008
Blah.
Not good.
Not awful.
Not The Maxx. ...more