Sex Criminals Volume 1: One Weird Trick (Sex Criminals Tp #1) (Paperback)

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This is book number 1 in the Sex Criminals Tp series.

Staff Reviews

Talk about a creative concept! When Suzie and Jon have sex, time literally stands still. After Jon finds out that the library Suzie works at is in danger of closing, the new couple hatches a plan to rob banks using their unique ability. More than the title implies, Sex Criminals touches on the triumphs and anxieties of starting a new relationship, and anyone who has played the dating game will be able to relate. On top of a creative story line, Fraction and Zdarsky's quips and dialogue had me laughing throughout. After I finished this volume, I immediately bought the second. I would highly, highly recommend this comic for anyone who's looking for something that is perhaps not so conventional, but still very human at its core.

Heather H.


"Great fun " - The Miami Herald
Named one of Time Magazine's top 10 graphic novels for 2013
Suzie's just a regular gal with an irregular gift: when she has sex, she stops time. One day she meets Jon and it turns out he has the same ability. And sooner or later they get around to using their gifts to do what we'd ALL do: rob a couple banks.
A bawdy and brazen sex comedy for comics begins here, by Matt Fraction (Satellite Sam, Hawkeye) and Chip Zdarsky (Prison Funnies, Monster Cops).
On the surface, this is a hilarious story of two people, Suzanne and Jon, with the power to stop time after they orgasm, and then rob banks while (almost) everyone else is frozen in time, which is an amazingly original idea. But underneath that, this is a story of the beginning of a relationship: its exciting newness, its terrifying possibilities, its ups and downs, its secrets and understandings, and, of course, its sex. - PW

Product Details
ISBN: 9781607069461
ISBN-10: 1607069466
Publisher: Image Comics
Publication Date: April 29th, 2014
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Sex Criminals Tp