A Discussion of CROSSED

Crossed is a graphic novel written by Garth Ennis, drawn by Jacen Burrows, and published via Avatar Press. The story is set in a world where suddenly there are people who “stop being nice, and start being real.” Unfortunately, “real” in this scenario is bloodthirsty, rape-crazy, and straight up ultra-violent.

“Crossed” is how the infected in this universe are described because they develop a cross-like rash across their faces.

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NYCC: CROSSED Post Apocalyptic Ultra-violence

At New York Comic Con I was not only able to pick up a copy of  Crossed in the exhibit hall, but I was also able to shuffle some three feet to my left to have it signed by artist Jacen Burrows.

I, unfortunately, did not ask him if his gory art makes it difficult for him to sleep– though I’m sure it does.

Crossed is a super-violent story of a world not simply gone mad,

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