Review: Todd the Ugliest Kid on Earth #6

I’ve been waiting for this to return; why because it is just so fun to read. The combination of innocence to offensiveness to just good storytelling and I’m glad it went ongoing after the first four issues. The best part, it hasn’t skipped a beat and brings you right back into Todd’s world. Sandy has disappeared because of Charlie Rose’s satanic table. So Todd’s father convinces Todd to put on Sandy’s dress and pretend to be her until they can get an answer. Todd would rather be himself but his father tries to convince him how other boys would love to get a chance to get in touch with their feminine side.  The whole argument Todd’s father is trying to find a way to bring Sandy back and what to do with the virgin snatching table he just received. Also the only thing they can get on TV is PBS with Charlie Rose doing an interview so he calls a repair man.

ToddUgliest06_coverThe chief and his wife are enjoying their anniversary dinner. Candle light dinner at Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles. And the conversion is centered on his search for a new partner, but his wife questions if it’s a bit racist. He spills the beans that it’s all about his Q-rating and starts naming famous interracial partners all from movies like Rush Hour, Beverly Hills Cop, and Lethal Weapon and so on and so on, but doesn't want this talk to ruin their wonderful candle light dinner. Charlie Rose has felt a disturbance in the force and heads to the Belluomo house where his table now resides and goes to offer a deal. Right before he shows up the two bullies that usually harass Todd now want to “hang out” with Sandy.

I can’t say exactly why this book captivates me but it does. Maybe Its Todd’s innocence that somehow gets him through situations that are potentially harmful like being in jail. It also could be total political incorrectness and offensiveness written into the book. It could also be the off the wall ideas that come from the story.

One thing for sure, I do enjoy is the detailed art and the world that has been created. There is a lot of thought that you can see poured into this book and doesn’t feel rushed like some stories get after becoming an ongoing. I really can’t wait to see where this story goes.

Pick this book up for a completely off the wall story. Just remember it is complete fictional and don’t be easily offended. This is one book I think some of the world needs so they lighten up and enjoy life and learn to laugh.

Score: 4/5

Story by: Perker & Kristensen Writer: Ken Kristensen Artist: M. K. Perker Publisher: Image Comics Price: $2.99 Release Date: 10/2/13