The Umbrella Academy

The Umbrella Academy

Volume 2, Dallas

eBook - 2009
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The team is despondent following the near apocalypse created by one of their own and the death of their beloved mentor Pogo. So it's a great time for another catastrophic event to rouse the team into action. Trouble is-each member of the team is distracted by some very real problems of their own. The White Violin is bedridden due to an unfortunate blow to the head. Rumor has lost her voice-the source of her power. Spaceboy has eaten himself into a near-catatonic state, while Number Five dives into some shady dealings at the dog track and the Kraken starts looking at his littlest brother as the key to unraveling a mysterious series of massacres...all leading to a blood-drenched face-off with maniacal assassins, and a plot to kill JFK!
Publisher: [United States] : Dark Horse : Made available through hoopla, 2009
ISBN: 9781621151159 (electronic bk.)
1621151158 (electronic bk.)
Branch Call Number: eBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Alternative Title: Dallas

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SCL_Justin Jul 24, 2017

Dallas is a time travel story about trying to kill President Kennedy. At one point the planet is destroyed. There are psychotic time-travelling hitmen and Number 5 is trying to stop a past version of himself.

I keep on digging the art in this book and Way’s approach to time travel (and the inaccuracy of such methods) was pretty sweet. This isn’t the kind of story you can just drop into, so make sure you read The Umbrella Academy Vol. 1: Apocalypse Suite to figure out who these characters are and why you should care first.

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hufflepuffgirl
Jun 23, 2016

I liked this, although it was no where close to as good as the first one. Bá's art continues to be incredible, reminds me of his Casanova work with Fraction.

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Ubalstecha
Oct 22, 2011

This is an excellent Umbrella Academy, showing us how the group us the after effects of the first volume, while exploring the relationships between the characters now that they are all adults. There is also a wonderful weaving of the JFK assassination into the story. Characters are well drawn, complex, interesting and both likeable and detestable at the same time.

kenobi19 May 19, 2011

Much better than I expected. Art and writing were both well done. Reminded me a bit of Hellboy/BPRD type books.

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kaethebrave
Jan 04, 2011

I am excited to getmy hands on this, although I am quite upset that the library does not have the first volume. So I'm going wayout of order in this series. I am a HUGE Gerard Way fan which brings me to read this comic book.

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