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July 20th 2010 Cla$$war: The Collected Edition
Review by Steve J. Ray

Rumours of a film for critically acclaimed, unfinished series

Cla$$war was originally a six-issue mini-series published by independent publisher Com.X between 2002 and 2004. Written by Rob Williams and drawn by Trevor Hairsine and Travel Foreman.

In the past I have always picked up titles from the independent publishers with some trepidation. While some have been outstanding (Flaming Carrot, Concrete, Moonshadow and the original run of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in the early 80s to name a few) many were really just some lush art joined together with awful dialogue and paper-thin plots (I won't name these because I don't want to ruin my Image as an impartial and unbiased reviewer).

When I was asked to read and review Cla$$war I will readily admit that I was expecting more of the latter... I've been wrong before.

I guess the only way to sum up the story is as a political thriller with superheroes. It deals …