- Writer: Doug Wagner
- Artist: Daniel Hillyard
- Colorist: Rico Renzi
- Letterer: Ed Dukeshire
- Designer: Erika Schnatz
- Editor: Kevin Gardner
Thanks to Image Comics for the review copy!
Plush starts with an over the top premise about a guy whose fiance cheated on him getting involved with potentially cannibalistic furries. It starts off with a surreal feeling and continues to intensify until you pause to reflect on how bonkers things have gotten. When our protagonist is bummed out about his breakup, his buddy’s solution is to have him don a parrot costume and drag him along to a furry party. From there, things get weird.
Aside from some interesting costume designs, the issue has some cool panel art. My favorite panel was a point of view shot looking out through the costume’s mesh eyes. The art also does a nice job of showing the facial reactions to the strange things going on without having to rely on text.
This title definitely deserves some parental discretion thanks to a small amount of blood, cursing and mature subject matter. That being said, it is a strange title that is worth checking out if you like surreal stories with over the top storylines and dark humor. I’m interested in reading more, in part to see if the story acknowledges how bonkers it is, or if it continues to play it straight.
Plush #1 is set to be released on November 30th 2022.
Check out our interview with Doug Wagner here: http://theconventioncollective.com/sandbox/sandbox-spotlight-doug-wagner-writer-and-comic-book-creator
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