Richard Bruton of Forbidden Planet
blogs about Daniel Merlin Goodbrey and Sean Azzopardi's excellent comic Necessary Monsters
thusly: "Thomas Harp is one of the monsters and killers who used to work for the chain. He's gone rogue and taken the Conundrunomicon; the most secret and powerful codebook in history. When we first see Thomas he's with his colleague Chicken Neck and violence is about to ensue. Yes; friend has chicken head and chainsaw. Strangely enough that's not even in the top three of bizarre shit in Necessary Monsters
You're reading, yes? Charlotte Hatred is my current favorite. It starts here.
Currently on page 71. It's excellent.
Writer/Retailer Matthew Price gives Dugout a nod
in his Top Ten Graphic Novels in 2008 list: "Writer Adam Beechen and artist Manny Bello are the creative team for this story of a down-on-his-luck baseball manager in 1959 who decides the only way to save his job is to break a hotshot pitcher out of jail. Dugout
mixes the sports and caper genres with aplomb."