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Fatale: Pray for Rain (Image Comics, 2012; #15-19)

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  • This arc of Fatale returns to Jo’s and Nick Lash’s stories after the last volume’s interludes.
  • Things are not looking great for either one of them—Jo has amnesia, and Nick is in jail.
  • Jo—calling herself Jane Doe—winds up living with a band and cutting loose with their members; unfortunately, cutting loose is the last thing she wants to do.
  • Brubaker gives this arc the sense that the noose is closing, which makes sense given that there’s only one more to go.
  • I am running out of ways to say that Phillips and Breiteiser’s art is beautiful, unearthly, and moody.

If you’re not reading Fatale, why not?

Collected in

  • Fatale, Vol. 4: Pray for Rain (#15-19)
  • Fatale: The Deluxe Edition, Vol. 2 (#11-24)


Writer: Ed Brubaker | Artist: Sean Phillips | Colorist: Elizabeth Breitweiser

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