Lady Killer (Lady Killer, #1) by Joëlle Jones

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Josie Schuller is a picture-perfect homemaker, wife, and mother—but she’s also a ruthless, efficient killer for hire! A brand-new original comedy series that combines the wholesome imagery of early 1960s domestic bliss with a tightening web of murder, paranoia, and cold-blooded survival.

* New original series by Joëlle Jones!

* Dark comedy, gritty action, and killer laughs!

Title : Lady Killer (Lady Killer, #1)
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ISBN : 1616557575
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 138 pages


Jeff rated it ★★★☆☆

October 25, 2016

This is a tongue-in-cheek collection about a 1950’s housewife, who moonlights as an assassin. It could use a little more tongue and less cheek, but otherwise it’s fairly entertaining. The writing gets talky and bogged down midway when the killer agency overlord questions mom’s continued usefulness...

Joe rated it ★★★★★

November 26, 2017

I'm in love with Lady Killer. The Dark Horse comic book with a story by Joëlle Jones & Jamie S. Rich, artwork by Joëlle Jones and colors by Laura Allred debuted in September 2015 and issues #1-5 are bound here, with a sketchbook of character designs and spoof ads. I'm not a comic book buyer be...

Sam rated it ★★★★☆

December 05, 2016

Josie Schuller is the stereotypical 1960s housewife/mom - and a secret assassin! But when the organisation decides she’s a liability to be disposed of, Josie must use all her skills to neutralise the threat and keep her family alive. Lady Killer is a bloody brilliant comic! It’s not the most orig...

Gabrielle rated it ★★★★☆

November 24, 2017

More like 4 and a half stars! This was just what I needed (along with a big glass of pinot noir). Thank you Joe, for bringing it to my attention: I ran over to the comic book store at lunch to get it and just devoured it! I am just crazy for the vintage 50’s look, but I also love a bit of murder-m...

Liz Janet rated it ★★★★☆

May 03, 2016

This is the story of Josie, in the 1960s. Wife, mother, assassin for hire. She likes to choke and stab people. Although it deals with the struggles women faced at the time when balancing work and family in an age that treated them the way it did, it still dealt very well, with what I assume, is t...

Andrew rated it ★★★★☆

January 02, 2017

This is another example of how many good books you can find here, through friends. Then, thank you Lauren for your recommendation! Josie is a housewife in the America of the ‘60, with a lovely husband and two beautiful children. A normal American family? Not exactly: Josie is a killer for an unide...

Magdalena aka A Bookaholic Swede rated it ★★★★☆

October 03, 2015

Josie Schuller is not your ordinary housewife, she is also an efficient killer for hire! But it's not easy having to juggle family and work and having a distrustful mother-in-law. And, things gets even worse when Josie's boss decides that it's time for Josie to retire...for good! This graphic nove...

Sesana rated it ★★★☆☆

May 10, 2016

Surprisingly entertaining. I requested this from my library on a whim, after passing by requesting it from Netgalley. I'm glad I finally pulled the trigger, so to speak. The entire gimmick of the book is juxtaposing an idyllic view of 1960s housewives with assassins. Yes, it is basically a one tr...

Jacob rated it ★★★☆☆

September 26, 2017

A mostly by-the-numbers exploration of a woman who is both a homemaker and assassin. Set in 1940 (the San Francisco World's Fair is featured), it has all the chauvinism you could ask for. Which, of course, Josie takes full advantage of as the deadly siren using her targets' baser instincts to lur...

Lauren rated it ★★★★★

September 19, 2016

I bloody loved this graphic novel! Lady Killer follows the kick-ass antics of Josie Schuller, a seemingly average 1960s housewife who balances her momsy role with gory assassinations. I quickly came to love Josie - her heart is in the right place and she dotes on her family, plus she's one feisty...

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