Cover image for Buzzkill / written by Donny Cates & Mark Reznicek ; art by Geoff Shaw ; colors and letters by Lauren Affe.
Buzzkill / written by Donny Cates & Mark Reznicek ; art by Geoff Shaw ; colors and letters by Lauren Affe.
Title Variants:
Buzz kill
Publication Information:
Portland, OR : Image Comics, [2017]

Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
General Note:
"Contains material originally published in single magazine form as Buzzkill #1-4."

Previously published as a graphic novel by Dark Horse Comics in 2014.
"Ruben is not your average alcoholic; he's an unstoppable superhero who derives his powers from imbibing massive amounts of alcohol and illicit drugs. After all the disasters his addiction has caused with his girlfriend and his fellow superheroes, not to mention the havoc it's wreaked on the city, he's ready to get clean. When he joins a twelve-step recovery program, the city's supervillains couldn't be happier"--Provided by publisher.
Audience/Reading Level:
Rated M / Mature.


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Ruben is an unconventional superhero who gets his powers through theconsumption of alcohol and illicit drugs. On one fateful day, facing aworld-ending threat, Reuben drank so much that he blacked out. He saved theworld...but he has no idea how or why. Now, he's in recovery, trying to getsober and piece together not only the events of the night in question, but thebroken parts of his life as an alcoholic and an addict.

Now back inprint from Image Comics, BUZZKILL is a critically acclaimed miniseriesfrom the creative team that brought you GOD COUNTRY and ThePaybacks , and the writer of REDNECK , Babyteeth , GhostFleet, and more.

Collects BUZZKILL #1-4

"If you're inrecovery, or you're close to someone who is, do yourself a favor and read this.Don't expect catharsis. A hippie Doctor Strange, a psychotic drunk killingmachine, a wish that someone be killed to death by bees: all of these things youcan expect. You can also expect something pure, and smart, andbeautiful."-Alison Berry, Comicosity

"God, I wish I'd thought ofthis."- MARK WAID