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Chapter 0: Black Lagoon 005 

Chapter 1: Ring-Ding Ship Chase 075 

Chapter 2: Rasta Blasta-Pt. I 117 

Chapter 3: Rasta Blasta-Pt. II 145 

Chapter 4: Rasta Blasta-Pt. Ill 173 

Black Lagoon: The High School Episode 201 












Chapter 0: Black lagoon 












I'VE 

TOLP you 
EVERy- 
THINO. 











EASIER. A 
SHOT OR 
TWO IN 
HIS KNEE- 


MAKE THIS 
LITTLE BIRD 
SINP ALL WE 


NO NEEP 
FOR THAT, 
REVV 


WE'VE 
ALREAPy 
HEARP ALL 
WE NEEP TO 











HSSPBS 


HOW MUCH 
LONOER 
16 THI6 

donna 

TAK £? 


THE SCOPE'S 
SHOWINO 
SOMETHING 
HEAPINO 
STRAIGHT 
FOR US FROM 
SUBIC 3AY. 


STAY 

COOL, 

&ENNY 

SOY. 


IT'S A 
PHILIPPINE 

navy 

PATROL 

SHIP/ 


WE'RE 
ABOUT 
DONE 
HERE. 
START THE 
ENOINE/ , 


hey 

PUTCH 


OKAy 

OENTLEMEN, 


WE'RE 
LEAVING. 
YOU'RE FREE 
TO 00 NOW. 


PHEW. 


- _ _ -v/. 

\ UNLESS you 

J WANT US TO 


f BLAST yOU INTO 

^ ...youR 

HAMBUROER 

BEST BET'S 

AND SCRAP 

TO STAy 

METAL WITH A 

LOW AND 
KEEP CALM, 

TORPEDO... 

YUU LrU 1 a - -^ jys 

T HA T -L^^J 


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YOU'RE 
NOT OFF 
THE 
ROOK 
YET. 


YOU'RE 

JOKING-, 

RIG-RT? 


SHUT 

UP. 


ANV 

START 

WALKIN' 


you've 

GOTTA 

JOKIN6 













ASAHI HEAVY 
INDUSTRIES 
HAS FACED 
SINCE ITS 
FOUNDING./ 


DOES OUR 
MATERIALS 
DIVISION CHIEF 
HAVE TO SAY 
ABOUT THIS? 
KAOEYAMA? 


V-''v : >' ■ 


LOUD AW 
CLEAR. 
HOW'S 
BUSINESS 


RAID 

COMPLETE. 
THE ITEM 
IS IN M/ 
POSSESSION, 
OVER. 


m 


m i 


1111111111 


* 


lil 


/ Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo, Japan 


THIS IS 
THE PUCK 
UOOON. 
PAUUIKA, 

DO you READ 












































Executive Conference Room 2 


PEVELOPMENTS 
SINCE THE 
RAIP ARE AS 
FOLLOWS... 


FIRST TIME 
I'VE HEARP 
OF THEM. 


A FIRM By THE NAME 
OF "BOUOANVILLEA 
TRAPINO COfAPMT 
HAS CONTACTEP 
US WISHINO TO 
NEGOTIATE REOARPINO 
k THE STOLEN PISK... 


WHAT'S 
THE WORP 
ON THIS 
COMPAW? 


THIS FIRM 
IS THFIR 


IN OTHER 
WORDS. 


RUSSIAN MOBSTERS 
HAVE MOVEP THE 
CHINESE OANOS OUT 
OF SOUTHEAST ASIA 
ANP CURRENTLY 
CONTROL THE LOCAL 
BLACK MARKETS. 


WHAT ARE J 
THE/ HOPINO TO \ J) 
OAIN HERE, \f[ 
SPECIFICALLY? 

yf# 
































A LOCAL 

Chinese 

EXPATRIATE HAS 
TIPPED US OFF 
REOARDINO , 
V THE DISK. J 


/ PREPOSTER' 
| OUS. AFTER 
"A ALL, THESE 

f PEOPLE ARE 

OBVIOUSLY, rm&e 

YOU CAN'T [ 

EXPECT US |v / 

TO PUT ANY 1^"- x 

FAITH IN / 


ABSOLUTELY.' 

THOSE 
OANOS WILL 
BLEED US 
DRY IN NO 
TIME, IF IT 
COMES TO , 
THAT. / 


AT THE 
MOMENT, IT'S 
STILL IN THE 
HANDS OF THE 
PIRATES THAT 
RAIDED THE 
MELANESIA 


OTHERWISE 
THEY'LL &0 
PUBLIC WITH 
VERIFIABLE 
EVIDENCE OF 
OUR SHADY 
BUSINESS 
DEALINGS. / 


' ...THE 
COVERT 
TRADE DEAL 
WE'RE 
CURRENTLY 
PLANNING. 


THEY'RE 
HOPINO TO 
OET IN 
ON... 


THE RUSSIAN 
AAAFIA HAS 
NOT YET 


SECURED 
THE DISK... 






























in 


MAKE IT 
LOOK AS IF 
WE'LL PEAL 
WITH THE 
RUSSIANS... 


UN PER- 
STOOP. 


THE BOARP CPF 
PIRECTORS 
ENTRUSTS 
THIS MATTER 
TO YOU. 


...ANV IN THE 
MEANTIME 
RECOVER THE 
PISK...OR 
PESTROy IT. 


THIS CRISIS 


MORTALLy 
WOUNP 
ASA HI HEAVY 
INPUSTRIES. 


USE ANY MEANS 
NECESSARY TO 
REMEPy THE 
SITUATION. 
























































































14 















J/ THINK 
J ABOUT IT. WE'RE 
ONLY OETTINO 20 
ORANP FOR A 
1 DANOEROUS 010 
\ LIKE THIS/ ONLy 
\ 20 ORANP, 

\ PUTCH// 


WHAT'S WRONO 
WITH SWEETENINO 
OUR CUT WITH 
SOME RANSOM 
MONEy?/ / 




































ENOUOH 
OF THIS 
SHIT/ 


OKAY, All 
RIOHT. YOU 
CAK LET 
&0 NOW.' 


I'M ' 
OETTIN' 
SOME 
SHUTEyE 
'TIL we 
POCK. , 


All RIOHT. 
STAY COOl, 
REM (SOT 
THAT? 


OKAV OKA/ 
SMOKE 'EM 

if you 

OOT ’EM. 


p--I'M 

I DON'T ALIVE? 
KNOW , 

HOW, BUT N 
I'M STILL / 

. ALIVE... /X 



HOPE ^ 

you 

X DON'T 
/ " MIND... 



/ ONLy / 



SMOKES / 



ON ME X. X 



ARE THIS 



i LOCAL / 



\ BRAND... i 







































THING'S 


HANOINO 


THAT DISK 
POESN'T DO 
US AW 


A PAMN 
UNLESS YOU 
KNOW WHAT 
TO DO 
WITH IT. , 


YOUR 

CLIENT? 


















AND IP I'M 
UNLUCKY... 
THEN WHAT? 


WE 

MAKE THE 
DROP-OFF 
AT A BAR 
THERE. 


YOU'VE OOT 
MY CONDO¬ 
LENCES AND 
PRAYERS IF 
YOU WANT 
'EM. 


FROM \ 
THERE, IT'S 
A MATTER 
OF HOW 
LONO YOUR 
LUCK HOLDS 
I OUT. V 


THIS COULD 
HARDLY 
BE MORE 
INOPPORTUNE. 


RIOHT 
NOW WE'RE 
HEADED 
FOR A THAI 
PORT. 































WELL., 
FUJIWARA 


WHY 

WASN'T THIS 
INFORMATION 
RELAYED TO 
ME IN A 
MORE TIMELY 
MANNER?/ 


THIS IS 
PUS TO My 
SUPERVISOR/ 
INEPTITUPE. 


THERE ARE 
ONLY 50 MANY 
EMPLOYEES 
WE CAN 
TRUST... 


^ ... WITH 'v 
PELICATE N 
AFFAIRS SUCH 
AS THIS. OUR 
MEANS OF 
CONFIRMING 
THIS INFORMA¬ 
TION ARE 
EXTREMELY / 
LIMITEP*/ 


I'VE 

ALREAPY 
STATEP 
THEM, SIR. 


( WE HAVE 
A LIMITED 
WINDOW OF 
OPPORTUNITY 
TO SALVAGE 
THE SITUATION./ 


f THIS 
CORPORATION 
FACES A 
REAL AND 
IMMEDIATE 
CRISIS. 


DAMN, THIS 
CHANGES EVERY¬ 
THING/ TO THINK 
THEY'RE HOLDING 
ONE OF OUR 
EMPLOYEES 
HOSTAGE// 


MY 

PEEPEST 

APOLOGIES 

SIR.' 


ENOUGH 


KAGEYAMA, 
WHAT 
ARE YOUR 
THOUGHTS? 


AND THE 
MERCENARIES 
OF THE E.O. 
CORPORATION 
THAT WE'VE 
SUBCONTRACTED 
ARE ALREADY ON 
THE MOVE. 















OKAJIMA 

SIR. 


ROKURO 

OKAJIMA 


GIVIKG 
PEOPLE 
STATIC IS 


PON'T 

WORRY 

ABOUT 

IT. 


SECONP 

NATURE 


THAT'S A 
WfclRP 

mm. 


ROKURO 

OKAJIMA? 


mu THERE 
YOU HAVE IT. 
I CERTAINLY 
SYMPATHIZE 
WITH HIS 
FATE. 


.UH, WHAT 
WAS HIS 


ACA IN? 


HEY, 

YOU 

THINK I 
PON'T 
KNOW? 


SUT 

PEAR 

COP.. 




















WHAT A 
TZRRlBlt 


THIS SAR WAS 
OPSNSP BY AN 
SX-SOUTH 
VISTNAMSSS 
SOLPISR... 


NOT YOUR 
KINP OF 
Place? 


HOOKSRS, 

JUNKISS, 

MSRCS, 

CONTRACT 

KILLSRS... 


(f THS WORST 
c7 KINPS OF 
J OUTLAWS 
ft YOU CAN 
•v IMASINS. 


' AT FIRST 1 
IT WAS A SAFE 
HIPEOUT FOR 
ARMV RESERT- 
ERS, PUT BEFORE 
LONS, ALL SORTS 
OF PRIFTERS 
STARTER 
CONSRESATINS 
. HERE. / 















































■■ • ‘ 


I'LL TAKE A 
NIGHT OUT AT 
A JAPANESE 
DINING-BAR 
ANy VAV 
OVER THIS 
V PLACE. . 


BESIDES, 

I'M JUST NOT 
GOOD WITH 
CONFRONTATIONS. 


[ ROCK, 
FOR 

ROKURO, 


BENNy. 


COOL- 
NICK- 
M ams, 
HUH? 


GOTTA 
MAKE A 
CALL. 


H£ HAS A y 
KNACK FOR 
GIVING 
PFOFUF j 
NICKNAMES. / 


WORRY 

ABOUT 

IT. 


ROCK...? 


HS'S 
A RSAL- 
CHARACTER, 


TRYING TO 
FIGURE 
HIM OUT IS 
A WASTE OF 


I'VE BEEN 
WITH HIM TWO 
YEARS AND ALL 
I CAN TELL 
yOU IS THAT 
HE'S TOUGH, 
INTELLIGENT, 
AND UNIQUE. , 
















I WORKEP 
AT A 
UNIVER¬ 
SITY IN 
FIORIPA. 


WHAT PIP 
you PO 
EEFORS? 


you SEEM TO 
BE RATHER 
ILL-FIT FOR 
THIS CROW? 
YOURSELF 


WE'RE HERE 
TO PRINK, 
RIGHT? LET'S 
BULLSHIT 
APOUT SOME¬ 
THIN© MORE 
INTERESTING. 


WHAPPAYA 
SAT, MR. 
JAPANESE? 










THIS IS 

what you 

PRINK IF 
YOU'RS A 
MAN. 


but youN 
MISHT AS 
WSLU 
PROP 
THOSS 
PANTS ANP 
PUT ON A 
v SKIRT// 


' of 
COURSE IF 
YOU'RF SOMF 
NO-IOAP 
WIMP THAT 

can't kesp 
. UP WITH a 
\ 0IRU... 


I'M 

NOT 

SAyiN' 

you 

COU LPN'T 
PO IT... 


TIB 

RIBBONS 
IN yOUR 
HAIR ANP 
50 TO A 
PANCS, SH? 






























































































&RIN6 US 
All TH£ 
3ACAKVI 
YOU GOT! 


Hey 

eARteNPeR. 


7 I THOUGHT 
/ you PIPN'T 
LI«e CON- 
K FRONTATIONS? 


Quire a 

COMMOTION 
oveR THeRe. 
CAN you 
H&AR Me? 











































iiiafiBfi: 


SOMETHIN# 
SOTHEREP ME 
AEOUT HOW 
ASAHI HEAVY 
INPUSTRIES 
WAS HANPLING 


I PIP SOME > 
PIGGING ANP IT 
TURNS OUT WE 
HAVE A CHINESE 
RAT ON OUR 
HANPS. I'M 
HAVING A NICE 
CHAT WITH HIM i 
RIGHT NOW. A 


YOUR 

BOSS'S 

urns... 

SPSAK 

UP. 


URRRSH. 

STOP... 


SUM YES ON/ 
ELPER 
BROTHER 
CHANG OF 
THE SUN YEE 
ON/ 


PLEASE, 
PLEASE/ 
STOP, OKAY, 
STOP, 
PLEASE// 


PIP 

YOU 

CATCH 

THAT? 














































HOW MANy 
SOLPISRS PIP 
THW SSNP 
AMP FROM 
WHFRS? 
SPLAK UP. 


UH, SOMF 
COMPAMy, SOMF 
M&RCfMARy 
OUTFIT CALLSP 
FXTRA ORPFR/ I 
POM'T KNOW HOW 
MANY THFy SFNT/ 


QUICKLY 


I COULPN'T 
AiPREF 

with you 

MORS. 


yfiMTb. 

6onbiije3a 

Bonpoc. 


sesms 

THOSE IPIOTS 
INSIST ON 
MAKING US 
TAN0O WITH 
THEM. 


f E.O. HAS \ 
A LOT OF 
COMSAT 
EXPERIENCEP 
TROOPS 
ON THEIR 
PAyROLL. / 


27 



















































I GOT A 
LITTLE 
PR£S£NT 
FOR YA! 






































































IT'S 

PARTY Tim, 
A/lOTHfcR- 
PUCKERS// 










REVY/ 
THEY'RE 
YOUR 
FRIENDS, 
RIOHT? DO 
SOMETHING/ 


NEVER 
SEEN 'EM 
BEFORE, 
&AO. 


3tmy? 


THEY'RE 
com' IM 
FAST! 
REVY// 

























X ORAPUATEP 
I FROM A 
RESPECTABLE 
COLLEGE/ I 
LANPEP A 
JOB AT A 
COOP COMPANiy/ 
WHY THIS? THIS 
ISN'T RIOHT/X 


I'VE HAP 
ENOUGH/ 
I CAN'T 
TAKE IT 


ROCK 


QUIT 

WHINING, 

PIPSHIT. 


LIFE'S A x 
RIPE. MIGHT 
AS WELL 
HAVE SQME 
k FUN... 


...OR 
YOU'LL 
MISS 
OUT, MR. 
JAPANESE 



TIME TO 
SHOW 'EM 
WHY THEY 
CALL YOU... 


...TWO 
H AW!! 



















































































NOT MY 
PR OB. 


HOW 

MANy TIMES 

HAVE you 
TRASHEP I 
MY PLACE 


ASK 

PUTCH 


OUESS 
THIS IS 
THE THIRD 
TIME? 


you OET 
ME SOME 
MONEV.. 


...OR ELSE 
YOU'LL 
NEVER 
SET FOOT 
IN HERE 
A&m! 


IF YOU PO, 
X'LU WELP 
YOUR ASSHOLE 
SHUT ANP 
BORE A 
NEW ONE 
IN YOUR 
HEAP AS A 
REPLACEMENT.' 







































ROCK// 


SORRy 
ABOUT 
THIS. 
SUPPEN 
CHANCE IN 
PLANS. 


WHAT A 
MINUTE/ 
WHAT... 


SEEMS 
THERE'S NO 
TIME TO 
MAKE A 
SWAP FOR 

you. 


WHAT 

ABOUT 

ME?/ 



ARE you 
INSANE?/ I'LL 
PIE HERE// TAKE 
ME WITH YOU/ 
TAKE ME WITH 
you, OOPPAMN 
IT// 


FRANKLy, 

you 

WEREN'T IN 
THE PLANS 
ORICINALLy. 


WHy 

PON'T WE 
JUST 
SPLIT UP 
HERE? 


...OH, 
WHAT THE 
HELL. 


RfcVY/ 
C13AR 
A PATH 
FOR US, 
3A3Y! 


JUST PON'T 
(PET IN OUR 
WAy. (SOT IT, 
ROCK?/ 


















































































MOVE IT/ 
LET'S GO! 


REVY, 
WHAT 
THE HELL 
ARE YOU 
DOIN'?/ 











I'M VERY 
SORRY SIR. 
WE THOUGHT 
THEY WERE 
JUST SOME 
PUNKS AND 
LET OUR 
OUARD DOWN. 


STORM. 


OUYS AREN'T 
RUN-OF-THE-MILL 
V PUNKS. 


INO LIKE 


ASSHOLES, 
HUH? 
TEARDROP 
IN MY EYE. 


OUESS WE'LL 
HAVE TO OET 
BALALAIKA TO 
OIVE US A RAISE. 


BADASSES CAN 


ACTUALLY PUT 
UP A FIOHT. 















50 SLOW ANP 
AWKWARP... 
MO CHALLSNSS 
AT ALL. 


GIG IN 
LISSRIA 
WAS THS 


SUT THIS 
CRSW... 
THSSS 
SUYS HAVS 
SUTS. 


NO 

PROSL SMS 
POWN HSRS, 
PUTCH. 


IP WS CAN 
MAINTAIN 
THIS 
SPSSP... 


... WS'LL 
RSACH THS 
PALAWAN 
COAST SY 
PAWN. 










IF m CAN'T CUT A 
PSAl WITH TH&M, 
THSN WS'LL JUST 
PROF you OFF ON 
IN MALAYSIA 
SOMSPlACt. . 



























ASAHI IS ON 
THE BRINK OF BANK¬ 
RUPTCY". TO SAVE 
THE COWPANy, WE 
SUBMITTER A 
PROPOSAL TO A 
CERTAIN NATION 
REGARPINS NUCLEAR 
k TECHNOLOGY 


i NOW N 

OKAJIMA...FOR 
THE SOOP OF THE 
|50-THOU5ANP-PLU5 
WORKFORCE OF 
ASAHI HEAW 
INPUSTRIES... 


BUT THE U.N. 
BANS ALL SUCH 
TECHNOLOGY 
TRANSFER TO THIS 
NATION. THAT RISK 
CONTAINER OUR 
RETAILER PROPOSAL 


ACCEPT YOUR 
FATE- WITH 
PISNITY ANP 
PERISH IN 
THE SOUTH 
CHINA SEA 
FOR US. 


HOW'S 

IT 

SOINS? 


IS HE 
YOUR 
BOSS? 


I JUST 
SOT 

THROUGH 


ROCK, PO 
YOU KNOW 
A MR. 

KAGEYAMA? 


SIR, 
IT'S MS, 
OKAJIMAH 


THE 

CONNECTION'S 
SECURE. I 
USER ASSAULT 
PIALER TO 
SET THE 
NUMBER. 


...THERE 
NEVER WAS 
ANY PISK 
ANP YOU'RE 
ALREAPY 
PEAP. 


STANP? 





































































































S-SIR... 

WHAT?' 


I'M 

SORRY 

OKAJIMA. 


W HAT'S OUR 
WEAPON 
10AV0UT? 


PUll COM- 

?imw t, 

CAPTAIN/ 


THE JAPANESE 
ARE PAYINS FOR 

everything, 

INCLUPING 
MISSILES. 
PRETORIA HQ 
IS LETTING US 
HANPLE THIS OUR 
WAY...NO STRINGS 
ATTACHEP' 


44 



















All 

HAWS, 

AV- 

VISZV.. 


MAIN 

CAR&O- 

HOL.P 

POORS 

OP&NINO. 

All 

HANPS... 


OP£NIN6 

HOW? 

MUMPfR 

OW. 










—HU 


NOW 

OFSNINS 

AMIN 

HATCH. 


GZT HIM 
OUTSIPL FOR 
SOMF FRFSH 
AIR. 


... 0 £ 

APVISfcP. 


SHIT/ 
H& JUST 
FUKSP 
ON THS 
FLOOR/ 


46 












































































































TAR&tT 

CONFIRMS!! 


tHGAGZ! 

ZHGAGtl 


FMK 
MG'S... 
AUTO-IOC K 
MOOS... 
SNGAGSP! 






















Hi® 

■■imimm 




WHAT? 
I CAN'T 
HEAR 

you// 


<5£T THE 
6ERARD 
ANTITANK 























































mm 


ARB YOU 
NUTS?/ 
THE/'LL 
SHOOT US 
PULL OP 
HOLES/ 


X CAN'T 
OET A 
CLBAR 
SHOT// 


HOLD 

HER 

STBAVY, 

DUTCH/ 


WHAT THE 
HELL 4RE 
you DOIN', 
ROCK?/ 












I'LL 

OET OFF 
HERE, 
THANKS. 


I'VE HAP 
ENOUGH, 
THANK YOU 
VERY MUCH. 


50 , 

OOOR 

syE. 


SURE, I'LL 

oive you 

A HANP 
you LIMP- 
PICKED 
WEASEL/ 


YOU OOTTA 
PAY FOR 
THAT LIFE¬ 
JACKET// 









we coniv 

TURN THEM 
INTO MINCE¬ 
MEAT RIOHT 
NOW. 


C'MON 
MAYER... 
YOU'RE 
NOT SOME 
ROOKIE. 
YOU 

SHOULD 

KNOW 

BETTER. 


THOSE 
SORRY 
SCUMBAOS 
TOOK THE 
BAIT-HOOK, 
LINE, AND 
SINKER. 


X SAIP, IN¬ 
CREASE OUR 
ALTITUPE ANP 
FLY TOWARP 
THE PALAWAN 
STRAITS. A 


.AND WATCH 
’EM CRY AND 
PISS THEIR 
PANTS IN 
TERROR. THAT'S 
WORTH A FEW 
&OOV LAUOHS, 
RIOHT? 


OURSELVES 
A OOOD 
k VIEW... 


54 






















SOME¬ 

THING'S 

NOT 

RIGHT, 

PUTCH. 


WHAT? 


WHY'P 
THEY PULE 
BACK? 


HEY 

DUTCH// 


YEAH, 

THERE'S 

SOMETHING, 


THERE'S GOT 
TO BE SOME¬ 


WHAT 

THE 

HELL... 


WHAT'S 
GOING ON? 
WHERE'D THEY 
DISAPPEAR 
TO? 


THEY 

DISAPPEARED. 







































PUTCH, 
TAKE A 
LOOK AT 
TUF 

CHARTS/ 


WHAT we 
THOUGHT 
W AS AN 
ESCAPE 
ROUTE... 


...THE 

CHANNEL?/ 


...16 A 
STINKING 
TRAP// 


THIS AREA IS 
FULL OF REEFS 
LEADING ALL 
THE WAV' UP 
TO PALAWAN... 















JUST 
HOU? ONI 
HERE... 


I KNOW... 
CONTACT THE 
MALAYSIAN 
POLICE/ IT 
MIOHT MEAN 
TROUBLE, BUT 
AT LEAST 
WE'LL BE- 


COOL 

IT, 

ROCK. 




E.O. 

SOLDIERS 
AW BE ASS¬ 
HOLES, BUT 
THEY'RE NOT 
THAT STUPID. 


IF THEY SET 
HIT, THEY'LL 
BLOW US TO 
THE MOON. 


FUCKINO 
WONDERFUL. 
HOW'S THE 
DAAAAOE TO 
THE BOAT? 


ANY 
CHANCE 
THAT THEY 
RAN LOW 
V ON FUEL? 


WORRIED 
ABOUT OUR 
LOAD OF 
TORPEDOES... 


NOTHING 
SERIOUS 
FOR NOW. 
I'M MORE 

















































WHAT 
ARE YOU 
6ETTIN6 
AT? 


S |jV 

^ THERE'S 

l i ‘W 

A...AN 

all. V\ 

OVERTURNEP 


SHIPWRECK AT 

* 7 *' n 

THE ENP 0? i 

./ 

THE CHANNEL. J 

| WAIT A 

f — A 

1 MINUTE... 



58 





































































YOU JUST 
SAIV IT 
YOURSELF .. 


WE COULP 


NOW, 

LISTEN 

CLOSELY. 












THis'U- only 
WORK IF 
THEY COME 
AT US FROM 
READ AHEAD. 


THEY KNOW 
THEY HAVE 
A HUOE 
ADVANTAGE 
OVER US... 


...PUT 
THEY 
PULLED 
BACK TO 
CLEAR THE 
FIELD. 


WATCHINO 


NO, WE 
COULD DO IT/ 
IT'S JUST A 
QUESTION OF 
TIMINO AFTER 
WE DROP THE 
ANCHOR. 


ACTUALLY, 

YES... 


MADE IT 
CLEAR. 


THEY &OT „ 
KICK OUT OF 
CHASINO US 
AROUND. 












3UT IT 
SURE 
KICKS 
ASS. 


All RI6HT 
IEVS GET 
IT OH. 


AHV THAT'S 
IMPORTANT, 
ROOK. 


61 























































FINISH LINE? 
FUCK NO, 
IT'S THE 
END OF THE 
LINE FOR 
THEM// 


WE'RE 

ON 

STATION 

ABOVE 

THE 

FINISH 

LINE. 


WHEN THE 
MISSILES 
SOME FLyiNO, 
I SHOOT THIS 
THINO A WAV 
FROM US, 
RIOHT? 


ROCK// 


you OOT IT 
IN ONE// 
HERE COME 
THOSE 
SHITHEAPS, 
SO LET'S 
KICK THEIR 
ASSES / 




















REVY/ 


CET ’EM 
TO PLAY 
CHICKEN 
WITH US, 
BABy/ 


63 












HERE 

THEY 

com, 

ROCK! 


150 

FEET AW 
CLOSING 


YOU TWO, 
£ET BACK 
IN THE 
CABIN!! 











SIXTY 

FFST/ 














































































































































EVEN My 
SHAPES 
ARE OKAY. 


AMEN 

HALLELUJAH 

PEANUT 

BUTTER. 




WELL 
SET A 
LCAP OP 
THIS... 


HE LOOKS 
MISHTY 
PLEASED 
WITH 
HIMSELF. 


you SOT 
THAT 
RISHT. 




































































OREAT 
WORK. 
THANK YOU. 


RISK 

REUVERy 

CONFIRMER. 



































OKAJIMA/ 


you've 

CERTAINLy 

earnep 
youR PAy 
TOPAT. IT'S 
TIMe TO &0. 


sin ce 
we'Re 
REAPy TO 
WRAP THIS 
UP... 


7 WHy PON'T WE 
NEGOTIATE THE 
TERMS OE OUR 
AGREEMENT 
i BACK AT My j 
\ OFFICE? / 


..MMl 
YOU FOR' 
GOTTEN 
ALREAPy? 










...IT'P BE A 
REAL SHAME TO 
SEE A TOUCH 
OUy LIKE YOU 
WITHER AWAY 
AS SOME 
BORINO 
SALARyMAN. 


you 

KNOW, 

ROCK... 


IF you EVER 
NEEP ANY 
HELP, PON'T 
HESITATE TO 
COME TO ME, 
All RIOHT?, 


CBI/lflaHUfl 
Cgy£ NOW.) 


I PON'T 
KNOW 
WHAT 
TO PO, 
REALLY. 

















SAY... 





HUBm 

ISil 




..AMP EVER/ 
ONCE IN A 
WHILE THE/ 
BREAK THE 
LAW... 


THAT 

SOUNP 

ABOUT 

RIOHT? 


' ' ■■' \ 


■ 








A &00V 
MORNINO TO 
YOU, CREW 
0? THE 
SAINT 
JONES. 



/ TESTING, 
TESTING, 
ONE 

l TWO... J 



Chapter 1: Ring-Ding Ship Chase 























.COMPLYING 

QUICKLY... 




...WOJLt? BE 
VERY MUCH IN 
YOUR BEST 
INTERESTS... 






















LISTEN UR 
YOU FAT 
BLOBS! 


My PPG CAN 
FLY PASTER 
THAN ANY 
MORSE COPE 

sos you 

CAN SENP/ 


unless you 

WANT ME TO 
TURN yOU INTO A 
8LOOP-PRENCHEP 
OHOST SHIR 
HEAVE TO NOW// 


79 
































TELL 'EM, 
"SAINT 
JONES 
SECURED.' 


"TAKE HER 
WHEREVER 
YOU WANT 
BEFORE THE 
LAW SHOWS 
UR" 


ALL 

RIOHT, 

BENNy 

30V... 


CONTACT 
THE CHAN 
WAI BANC- 
PEOPLE. 


OOTCHA 


LET'S CET 
BACK TO 
PORT BY 
NOON. 


THE KOWHAN'S 
RICE BOWLS 
SELL OUT 
OUlCKLy. 


80 











































































































































































































































































I M 


HELL 0 
THERE 


YEAH, 
IT'S ME... 
HOW'S IT 
OOINO? 


10013 

INTER¬ 

NATIONAL. 

yEAH. 


120 

THOUSAND 
u.5...yup, 
TO BE WIREP. 


RIOHT. 


...yEAH, 
TALK TO 
YOU LATER. 


WELL, 
ISN'T 
THAT 
SWELL.., 
&Y THE 
WA/... 


82 





































EVEN BAP 
GUYS GOTTA 
HAVE SOME 
PRINCIPLES, 
you PIG? 


WHOREHOUSES, 
RACKETEERING, 
HEROIN 
SMUGGLING 
ROUTES... THAT 
IVAN BITCH 
SNAGGED 'EM 
v ALL. 


THEY'VE COT 
NO HONOR ANP 
PON'T PLAY BY 
THE RULES. ANP 
NOW THEY'RE 
REACHING OUT 
INTO THE SHIP¬ 
PING ROUTES... 


ONCE THEY 
HAVE THAT, ALL 
OUR ASSES'LL 
BE HUNG OUT 
TO PRY 


BREAK 
WITH 
HER, AND 
DO IT 


WHAT I'M 
SAYIN' IS, 
BUTT OUT OF 
THAT GIG, 
DUTCH... 


I DON'T 
GET WHAT 


SAYING. 


WHAT 
ARE YOU 
TALKING 
ABOUT? 


I'M IN A GOOP 
MOOP, SO 
I'LL TELL YOU 
SOMETHING, 

\ MR. CHEN... 

































...I'M WILLING 
Ti0 SHIP YOUR 
&OOVS IF YOU 
AOREE TO My 
TERMS. 


PUTCH// 


THAT'S ALL 
THERE IS 
TO IT, MR. 
CHEN. 


£ 


YOU TRYING 
TO START 
SOMETHING 
AGAIN, 
PUTCH? 


OH, I 


SEE 


AT LEAST 
BALALAIKA IS 
BETTER AT 
KEEPING HER 
WORE? THAN 
YOU ARE. 


PON'T 
BRING UP 
THE PAST 
LIKE SOME 
PRIEP-UP 
OLP HAG. 


REGRETS 
ALWAYS 
COH E 

LATER, YOU 
KNOW? 


TWP 




























































































THERE WON'T 
BE A NEXT 
TIME IP you 
PULL- THAT 
SHIT AOAIN. 


BETTER USE 
/OUR HEAP IP 
yOU WANNA 
STAy APLOAT, 
MR. CHEN. 


JEEZ, JUST 
HOW LONO 
POES IT 
TAKE yOU 
TO OET 
.PRESSEP? 


WHERE 

TO? 


I CAN'T 
BELIEVE A 
SLUO LIKE 
you (SETS 
PAIP THE 
SAME AS I 


JUST A PICK¬ 
UP ON SOME 
EMBEZZLED 
POOPS AT PHU 
QUOC ISLAND, 
COURTESy OF 
THE VIETNAMESE 
ARMY. 


JOB 

JUST 

CAME 

IN. 


IT'S A 
OIO PROM 
PONNy 
YEN... 


WE HAD NO 
PLANS FOR 
TODAY 
ANTWAy... 
HARD WORK 
IS ITS OWN 
REWARD. 










mm 


9MM 




mwm&!L 


THAT 

REMINDS 

ME, 

ROCK... 


THING?! 


WEARINO 
THAT SHIRT'S 
NOT A 

COMPLIMENT, 

IT'S 

PUNISHMENT// 


I 

WEAR 

THIS 

nr / 1 ^ i i/t 


IT'S NOT 
BECAUSE 
I'M LOW 
ON 

FUNDS... 


WHAT'D 
YOU DO 
WITH IT? 


C'MON DUTCH, 
RUNNING 
ERRANDS 


DOESN'T 
GET US 
ANYWHERE, 
DAMN IT/ 


/i BOUGHT YOU 
THAT HAWAIIAN 
SHIRT AT THE 
MARKET THE 
OTHER DAY... 

-A / 



86 


















YOU TAKE CARE 
OF THIS NOW, 
YOU'LL GET A 
CUT OF ANY¬ 
THIN & GOING TO 
KALIMANTAN. 


THAI NAVY 
CHASED YOU 
AROUND AFTER 
YOU SCREWED 
UP A RAID, 


GOOD TIMING 
CAN MAKE YOUR 
DREAMS COME 
TRUE. KEEP 
THAT IN MIND, 
ALL RIGHT? 


IS, YOUR 
BUSINESS 
HAS GONE 
DOWN THE 
TOILET LATELY 


87 































...you MUST' 
HAVE SOME 
REAL FUCKIN' 
BUTTER¬ 
FINGERS. A 



WHAT 
PIP you 
PO AT 
THAT 
JOB? 



C'MON, ' 
GIVE ME A 
BREAK... , 


I NEVER PIP 
ANYTHIN# 
LIKE THIS AT 
WORK. 




IV GO 0 N 
BUSINESS 
TRIPS, PREPARE 
REPORTS, MAKE 
PHONE CALLS... 


X WAS IN THE 
MATERIALS 
PROCUREMENT 
PEPARTMENT. 



QUITE A 
STORY... 


MAKES ME 
WANNA PUKE. 
WHY'P YOU PUT 
UP WITH IT? YOU 
A MASOCHIST 
OR SOMETHIN'? . 



AFTER WORK, 
I'P HAVE TO 
CO OUT ANP 
PRINK WITH 
My SUPERI¬ 
ORS... 


ONCE, ONE OF 
THEM COT SO 
PRUNK, HE 
STARTEP 
KICKINC ME 
AROUNP. 

















EVERyoNE 


SO 

RE'/y 


WHAT DID 

you do 

BEFORE 

THIS? 


WHAT. 


...you 

RAN AROUND 
NEIGHBORHOOD 
RIVERS WAVING A 
CUTLASS WHEN 
YOU WERE A KID? 


My sTORy 
AIN'T 
WORTH 
SHIT. 


WHAT I DID INI 
THE PAST IS 
NO DIFFERENT 
FROM WHAT I 
DO NOW. 


...XT'S 

THE 

TRUTH. 


X STOLE. I 


KILLER. I PIP 


89 









BBBH 




:V i 


CAN YOU 
TELL THEIR 
MAKE? 


KNOW 

WHAT 

I'M 

5A/IN'? 


SMELL 

SOME¬ 

THING. 


^ 1 : 


SHOULDN'T 
BE ANY 
COMMERCIAL 
SHIPPINO- 
OR MILITARY 
TYPES AROUND 
^ HERE. 


YEAH, IT 
STINKS. 


KNOW IT 
ANYWHERE. 

































i'll 


..BIOOV 

AW 

frliN' 

SMOKE. 


THE 

STENCH 

O?... 


HEL 10? 
HELL 07! 


YOU 

REAP ME, 
LAOOON?! 






















THERE'RE NO 
SHIPS FOR 
you TO PREy 
ON AROUND 
HERE. 


BETTER 
HEAD BACK 
BEFORE you 
SET LOST, 
LUAC. 


TIME biO 
SEE. 


IOHG 


I SFS A , 
SHITT/ OLD 
FT BOAT 
RUNININ' 
FOR A FAT 
STACK OF I 
CASH, i 






























MUST'VE 
SWEET- 
TALKED YOU 
INTO THIS, 
DIDN'T HE? 


HAVE MERCY 
ON yOUR 
UNBRIDLED 
STUPIDITy, 
LUAC. 


LET'S SEE 
IP A PINT 
0? L PAP 
CHANGES 
YOUR 

ATTITUPE... 


you 

SMARTASS 

BASTARD. 























H 


94 



























































mmmm § 


...RULE NO. 1 
IS TO MAKE 
SURE YOUR 
UNITS AREN'T 
IN EACH 
OTHER'S LINE 
OF FIRE. 


AMATEURS, 


' WHEN 
ATTACKING- 
AN ENEMY INI 
A CROSS- 
i FIRE... 















LU AC MUST'VE 
SCROUNOED UP 
HIS WHOLE OANO 
FOR THIS RAID. 


HE'S 

&om 

All OUT 


IT'S 

SHOWTIME, 
CAN YOU 
MAKE 'EM 
DANCE? 


REVY/ 


TWO BOATS 
COMINO AT 
US FROM 2 
O'CLOCK AND 
4 O'CLOCK// 








WELL, 

ROCK.. 


...WATCH 

ANP 

LEARN// 


WHAT ARE 
you OOINO 
TO VO... 


O'CLOCK. 


STE/ADy. 





































































.VI 


S SB 











































Electric Head PI. I 

Words and Music by ROB ZOMBIE. SEAN REYNOLDS. 

JAY NOEL YUENGER and JOHN TEMPESTA 
;< 1995 WB MUSIC CORP. and PSYCHOHEAD MUSIC 
All Rights Administered by WB MUSIC CORP 

All Rights Reserved Used by Permission of ALFRED PUBLISHING CO.. INC. 





















KILL 

HER/ 

RJCKIN 

KILL 

HER/ 


















14 














THERE/ 

THERE 

SHE 

IS// 


SHOOT// I 
CUT HER 

vomu tu. 











FUCK!! 







Shooter: Janne Ericsson/ Lizette Van Panajott 
© 1995 Zomba Music Publishers LTD (PRS) All rights for the World 
administered by Zomba Music Publishers LTD (PRS). 

All rights for the US on behalf of Zomba Music Publishers LTD (PRS) 
administered by Zomba Enterprises (ASCAP). Used by permission. 



fuck m 

BASTARDS 


K&Mtf. CAM 


...WITH I'M WT 
THESE MESSING 
PEMONS APOUW 
ANYMORE 


rtf' 

yoke** Mfc- 
m ro HMfaV 

































SHE TOOK 
THEM OUT 
ALL BY 
HERSELF...? 


AMAZING-, 


NO 

SWEAT. 


HOW 

COULD THAT 
ASSWIPE 
LUAC HAVE 
SCREWEP 
THIS UP?/ 


HE STICKS A 
BLOWTORCH 
UP MY ASS 
AUO THEN 
OETS HIMSELF 
KILLER// 


THAT 
MORON// 
WHO OAVE 
BIRTH TO 
THAT PIECE 
OF SHIT?/ 


F/Hl 

^ 1 

f 4juy£j 


mi 1 vSHaBBw 

By 

mm 









:; aa sill 




SHIT// I 
WISH I 
COULD KILL 
LUAC ALL 
OVER 
AO AIM! 


I OOTTA OET 
OUT OF HERE 
BEFORE 
BALALAIKA'S 
DOOS TRACK 
ME POWN... 


..OR ELSE 
SHE'LL 
COOK MY 
BALLS 
ALONO 
WITH My 
ASS/ 


WELL 

WELL, 

WELL., 



















































;v-A'vi 




...pur I'M 

SURE YOU 
GOT THIS 
ALL WRONS. 
LISTEN, ONCE 
WE SIT POWN 
ANP TALK 
AdOUT IT... 


...OVER 
PINNER, I'M 
SURE YOU'LL 
SEE THINSS 
PIFFERENTLY 


LISTEN 

to m you 
MIS&RA3L& 
TURP... 


TH^R^'S 
NOTHIN# YOU 

can mu m. 

1 KNOW WHAT 
I NEfcP TO 
KNOW. 


PRA/INJ# 


5FCAUSF 
THAT'S ALU 
YOU HAVF 
TIMS FOR 
SSFORS YOU 










































112 

















WHEN YOU 
TALK UP A 
PLAN TO 
EVERY 
OUTFIT IN 
TOWN... 


FROM 
THE MAN 
HIMSELF. 


HE WAS 

QUITE TALKATIVE 
FOR SOMEONE 
RUNNINO A 
V CONSPIRACY / 


I'LL MAKE SURE 
THIS WON'T 
HAPPEN AOAIN. 

THIS MUST 
HAVE CAUSEP 
yOU QUITE A 
HEAPACHE. 


REALLY. 


NOT EVEN 
ENOUOH FOR 
ME TO OPEN 
MY BOTTLE 
OF TYLENOL. 


I THINK 
yOU'LU LIKE. 
AS WE SAy IN 
RUSSIAN, A 
LITTLE MUZYM 
FOR youR 
. EARS. , 


yOU'RE TOO 
SWEET, PUTCH. 
NOW THIS WON'T 
MAKE UP FOR 
YOUR TROUBLE, 
BUT... 


SOMETHING 


























VER y 
COOl. 


I'LL WMt 
MORE WORK 
FOR you 
SOON. I'LL 
CALL you 
40AIN. 


114 














































































































































































































































































































I'M BUYING, 
OF COURSE. 
WHO'S 

comino? 


HOT PAMN/ 
WE PRINKIN' 
TILL PAWN, 
PUTCH?/ 


ALL. 
RI£HT/ 
££T TH£ 
CAR, 
dtmYH 


...AW ROCK!! 

WF'RF OFF 
THF CLOCK... 
YOU PUT 
ON THAT 
HAWAIIAN 
SHIRT// 


I SUREST 
THAT WE 
HEAP OVER TO 
THE YELLOW 
FLAO ANP 
PRINK OUR 
TROUBLES 
V AWAY. 



N 

\ 

* 


> 



«s 


: 

N 

s 

* 

6 




























































































Chapter 2: Rasta Blasta - Part I 



THEY WERE 
HEADED FOR 
SOME THAI 
MARKET. 
OKAY, NOW... 


...IVE 
TOLD you 
EVERY¬ 
THING I 
KNOW/ 


C'MON, 
PUT THE 
GUN AWAY 
...C'MON// 












you cm 't euy 

ME OFF WITH 
THIS, YOU 
VILLAINS// 










































































































































































THE KIP'S 
OONNA BE SOLP 
OFF, SO WE 
CAN'T HAVE 
ANYTHING 
BROKEN IN 
TRANSIT, WATCH 
OVER HIM, 
v. ALL RIOHT? 


JESUS, HOW 
WAS THAT 
KIP RAISED?/ 


WE OUOHTA 
CHAIN HIM UP 
AND THROW 
HIM IN THE 
HOLD. 


AIN'T THAT 
RIOHT, 
DUTCH? 


I TRY TO BE 
NICE, AND 
THEN HE 
OETS ALL 
FULL OF 
HIMSELF// 
FUCKINO 
RUORAT/ 


















OH, 

OKAY. 


...15 THE 
ABSOLUTE 
WORST BAR 
INI TOWN? 


I KNOW 
THE 
PLACE. 


would you 

BE KIND 
ENOUOH TO 
INFORM ME 
WHERE... 


I THINK 


UM, HOW 
DO X SAY 
THIS... 


MUTUAL 
RESPECT 
WOULD BE 
BENEFICIAL. 


WHILE IT MAy 
ONLy BE FOR 
A SHORT 
WHILE, WE'RE 
OOINO TO BE 
SHIPMATES. 


AT THE vERy 
LEAST, COULD 
you STOP 
THROWING 
FOOD AROUND? 


mm 


120 




























TO BE SOLP 
OFF TO THE 
HIOHEST 
BIPPER, 
AREN'T I? 


BUT THERE'S 
NOTHING I 
CAN SAY 
THAT WILL 
CHANOE 
THINOS. 


YOU'RE NOT 
AT ALL LIKE 
THAT TATTOOEP 
WOMAN ANP THAT 
BLACK GUY... 
YOU SEEM... 

L ORDINARY / 


MUTUAL 

RESPECT? 


I CAN'T S AY 
MUCH SINCE 
I'M A PART 
OF THIS. 


WELL YOU 
MIOHT BE 
RIOHT... 


I'M A 

SCOUNPREL 
IN TRAINING, 
you MIOHT 
SAY. 


SUPPOSE 

SO... 


you SEEM 
PIFFERENT 
FROM THE 
OTHERS... 


THE 

MANISALERA 

CARTEL 

MEN... 


.. WOULPN'T 
TELL ME 
ANyTHINO 
BUT... 


...I'M ABOUT 


MAKE ME 
LAUOH... 


THE BLESSEP 
VIROIN SEES 
THROUOH ALL 
youR lies, you 

SCOUNPREL/ 


121 





















BECAUSE 
I KNOW... 


..My FATHER 
WILL COME 
HELP ME. 



I'M NOT 
SCARED. 




LOOK, you 
MIOHT BE 
TRyiNO TO 
OET PITy 
OUT OF 
, ME... 



PITy? 

THAT'S 

STUPID. 


WHAT'S THE 
POINT OF 
L/INO AT A 
TIME LIKE 
THIS? 


SURE, IT 
MAKES 

youR 

STORy 

MORE 

CREDIBLE, 

BUT... 


WHERE DID 
you OET 
THE NAME 
LOVELACE 
ANyWAy? 



' My FATHER 
IS A MEMBER 
OF THE PROUD 
13 FAMILIES 
OF SOUTH 
v AMERICA. 


HIS NAME IS 
DIEOO LOVELACE 
AND HE'S THE 
11TH HEAD OF 
THE FAMILV/ 


II m* 



I'M NEXT 
IN LINE OF 
SUCCESSION... 
I'M HIS ONLy 
SON, OARCIA 
LOVELACE. 


















yEAH, I KNOW 
OUR FAMILY 
ISN'T DOINO 
THAT OREAT 
THESE PAYS. 


BUT we WERE 
POINO FINE ON 
OUR OWN. 


MY 

FATHER 


HE WAS 
THE OLD- 
FASHIONEP 
TYPE, ANP PIPN'T 
START ANY 
UNNECESSARY 
BUSINESS 
ENTERPRISES. 


m WEREN'T 
WELL OFF, 
BUT OUR 
PLANTATION 
WAS POINO 
WELL. 


WANTEP TO 
BUY US OFF 
OUR LANP. 


THEN THEY ' 
FOUNP OUT 
ABOUT THE 
RARE-EARTH 
PEPOSITS FROM 
THE OEOLOOY 
, SURVEYS. / 


BUT MY 
FATHER 


THEY SHOWED 
THEIR TRUE 
COLORS WHEN 
MY FATHER 
REFUSED TO 
DEAL WITH 
THEM. 


WOULDN'T 
AOREE TO 


TERMS, 


AND 

THAT'S WHY 
I'M HERE. 


THEY 8E0AN // 
HARASSING OUR V// 
PLANTATION p~: 
IN DIFFERENT / 

V WAYS... / / 


























ALL RIOHT 
THEN, 
WHAT WILL 
MAKE YOU 
BELIEVE 


LINE OF 


...RARE 

EARTH? 


WHAT VO 
YOU KNOW 
ABOUT 
RARE-EARTH 
ELEMENTS? , 


WHERE PIP 
YOU LEARN 
WORPS 
LIKE THAT? 


124 















NOW 
PO YOU 
BELIEVE 
ME? 
































THf 

CARTEL 

rtorit 

AP 3 

LYING. 


PUTCH 


IT MIGHT 
33 A GOOP 
IP3A TO 
H 3AP 3ACK 
TO FORT. 


THS KIP'LL. 
snp UP 
AS SOWS 
PBRVSRT'S 

sbx-toy... 


WHBN 
TH£Y"Rf 
LYINS, THAT 
MSANS 
TH&R&'S 
TROUBLE 
BRBWINS. 


OR <5£T HIS 
ORGANS 


HARVFSTFP. 
NO WAV OUT 
OF IT. 


...IT'S 
NOT OUR 
PROBLBM. NOT 
OUR PROBLBM, 
CH IBP 


HB BARTF 

























eiTHeR 
WAY IT'S 
PUTCH'S 
CALL. 


ON THe 
OTHfR HANP, 
HAVING A 
CLIENT Lie 
TO us poes 
BOTHeR Me. 


I PON'T 


ABOUT 


THe 

Lies... 


I JUST 
PO WHAT 
you SAY 
PUTCH. 


A"" 


m 


ROCK... f 

( THe STORy N 

y 

“A 

YOU SOT OUT 

/< 

OF THAT KIP... 


| IS IT ReALLy J 

W<y 

\ TRUe' 

' k 

fa 


SNATCH THS 
KIP ANP THeY 
COULP SST 
WHAT THey 
WANT THROUGH 
eXTORTION. 


WHAT'S 
THe POINT 
OF ALL THe 
Lies ANP 
SSLLINS 
HIM OFF? 


eUT X 
PON'T 
G£T IT. 


127 



















you 

KNOW HOW 
IT IS WITH 
THBM... 


IT 5 'CUZ 
THBY GOT 
PISSBP OFF 
RBALLY 
PISSBR. 


THBRB'S NOTH¬ 
ING THAT SBT5 
MOBSTBRS 
FROTHINS LIKB 
HAVING SHIT 
SLAPPBP IN 
THBIR FACBS. 


RISHT? 


SOUNRS 
LIKB WB 
MISHT 
WANT A 
BACKUP 
PLAN. 


7 

I'LL ASK 
BALALAIKA IF 
SHB CAN SBT 
MB MORB INFO 
ON THIS JOB. 



" WELL, I 
NEEP WORE 
PETAILS 
ON THE 
MANISALERA 
CARTEL ANP 
■THE LOVELACE 
\ FAMILY. 


/ ACTUALLY I 
WAS ALREAPY 
PLANNING TO 
ASK YOU TO PO 
A JOE FOR ME 
RELATEP TO THE 
MANISALERA 
\ CARTEL. 


SORRy 
AEOUT 
THIS. I 

owe you 

ONE. 


RATHER 
REMARKABLE 
TIMING, 
ISN'T IT? 


BUT KEEP 
IT ON THE 
POWN- 
LOW, ALL 
RIGHT? 


128 




















XM OUR LINE 
OF WORK, 
WHEN THE 
SHIT HITS 
, THE FAN... 


NOTHIN# 
SHORT OF A 
RAVA#IN# 
TYPHOON. 
YOU KNOW 


I'LL #ST YOU 
YOUR POSSISR 
3Y THIS 
AFTERNOON 
OR SVSNIN#. 
WANT IT AT 
.YOUR OFFICE?. 


LOOK, 
JUST TRY 
TO KSSP 
THINSS 
COOl. 
PLSASS. 


...CAN YOU 
SRIN# IT TO 
MS AT THS 
YSLLOW 
FLA#? 




















































...THEN 

PERHAPS 

5 om. 

WATgR? 


ORRfcR 
500Z& INI 
A 5AR, 
PIPSHXT. 


130 






















































































'FROM DU$h 




THIS BESR 
m& SESMS 
TO BE 
CRACKER... 





I DON'T 
REMEMBER 
8EIN0 RAID 
TO BABY SIT, 
DUTCH. 


REVY, I'VE 
SEfcN KIDS 
ACT MORE 
MATURE. 


HELL, YOU 
WERE A KID 
ONCE TOO, 
WEREN'T 

you? 

















BUT PAY MB 
ENOUGH AND 
I'LL CHANGE 
HIS DIAPERS 
AN/TIME. 


ENOUGH 

ALREADY 


WHAT...? 
YOU TOO? 


MIOHT 
SUIT YOU 
BETTER 
THAN 
WORKIN' 
SHIPS... 


OH 

REALLY 


YEAH, I CAN 
SEE IT NOW, 
ROCK, THE 
PALE-FACED 
BUTLER. 


APPRECIATE 
THAT. NO 
REALLY. 


YOU'LL STRUT 
AROUND THE 
MANSION, OOINO, 
"MASTER, WOULD 
YOU CARE FOR A 
MINT JULEP?" OR 
SOME SHIT. 


LIKE THE 
SONO "OLD 
BLACK JOE," 
WOULDN'T 
,CHA KNOW/ 


we obiiY 

HAVE ONE 
ATTENDANT 
AROUND OUR 
HOUSE. ’ 


revy, 

&NE IT A 
REST!! 


MUST BE NICE, 


M/i 

LIVIN' LAROE... 

. _ ( 

mC il 

SURROUNDED 


mi 

BY DOZENS OF 
SERVANTS, 'N 
LACKEYS... 

W^0 


134 













IF YOU 
TOOK ON 
ROBERTA.. 


...you 

WOULDN'T 
STAND A 
CHANCE' 


...I'D BELIEVE \ 
YOU IF you 
TOLD ME 
JESUS HIM¬ 
SELF WAS ON 
A CHOPPER 
ROARINO DOWN 
ROUTE 661! 


have you 

ACTUALLy 
SEEN HER 
FIOHT 


BWA-HAHAH 
AHA.' I OIVE 
you SHIT 
AND THAT'S 

what you 

HAVE TO 


135 







































ROBERTA 
WOULD ARM 
WRESTLE 
ME FOR FUN 
ALL THE 
\ TIME. 


AND 

ROBERTA 

WOULD 

ALWAYS 

LOSE. 


WORE? 
ON THE 
STREET.. 


'...IS THAT SOME 
CRAZy BITCH IN A 
BIZARRE MAW 
OUTFIT'S ASKINO 
AROUND ABOUT 
.US COLOMBIANS. 


SO THE 
WHOLE GANG 
CAM TO 
OREET YOU 
IN PERSON. 















'idte 


you ONLY 
SEEA CRAZY 
OUTFIT LIKE 
THAT ON 
MASTERPIECE 
THEATER OR 
SOMETHIN'. 


ROBERTA WAS 
THE ONLy ONE 
THAT NOTICE? 


1 ONLy 
FOUND OUT 
ABOUT THIS 


WHAT'S 
youR 
OAM E? 
WHAT ARE 
you UP 


y WALK AROUND 
IN A OET-UP 
LIKE THAT IN 
THIS TOWN, 
PEOPLE'LL 
NOTICE... 


I TRIED TO FORCE 
HER ARM BACK 
WITH My USUAL 
STRENGTH, BUT 
HER ARM WAS 
LIKE STEEL. 


THE MOMENT 
SHE FOUND 
OUT ABOUT 
THEM, SHE 
WENT STIFF. 


S 

WHEN I 
REALIZED. 


137 
















’SMMiSk, 


you ARE 
AFFILIATED WITH 
THE MANISALERA 
CARTEL, I 
ASSUME? 


X AM A 
SERVANT IN 
THE EMPLOY 
OF THE 
LOVELACE 
FAMILY. 


.but you 

MUST 

excuse 

Me... 


JUST 

NOW... 


...A CERTAIN 
UPSETTINO 
INCIDENT 
TRANSPIRED.. 


...AS IT SO 
HAPPENS, IT 
WAS MY 
INTENT TO 
BE EASILY 
LOCATED. 


■meRe a Re 
CSRTAIN 
AWTTeRS 
THAT I MUST 
ASK you 
ABOUT... 


...AS MY 
ACTIONS MIOHT 
BE CONSIDERED 
IMPOLITE. 


138 






































BIT CW SAYS 
SHE MI£HT 
PAYE TO &ET 
"IMPOLITE" 
ON US' 


WILL YOU 
GBTA L OAO 
Of THIS/ 












140 












THAT'S 


141 








142 











mmspm 


ilMIgllsi 


iiiiiwiiHMigii 




CAPTAIN 


HERE IS 
THE REPORT 
ON THE 
LOVELACE 


r ARISTOCRATIC 
HOUSEHOLP 
THAT'S FALLEN 
ON HARP TIMES. 
THE WIFE PASSEP 
, AWAY FOUR 
\ YEARS A00. 4 


V THE > 
PHOTOORAPH 

SHOWS PIEOO, THE 
FAMILY HEAP-ANP 
OARCIA, HIS ONLY 
SON-ANP THEIR y 

V ONLY SERVANT. / 


they 

SPELL 

TROUBLE 


143 
















































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145 














WMM 


wm 


1 mMmmMiwM 

i WJmmmk 


’ 






you 

Hicm& 
bit cm 












mm 


you 

ARE MORE 
THAN 
WELCOME 
TO TRY. 




























148 


























































FUCK, THAT 
UMBRELLA 
MUST BE 
MADE OF 
KEVLAR// 


com 

OOOOOtt! 













THIS AIN'T 
GOOD!! 


CONTACT 

SSCOBAR 

AW...!! 































































mu? 


m gohna v; 

THROW | 
t?OWN OR I 
WHAT? / 


R&vy's 

GOT A GOOV 
POINT. l&T'S 
MAKfc A 
P&CISION. 


efcTT£R 
TO AVOIR A 
FIGHT IF 
w& CAN. 


W&'Rf 
L£AVIN6 
TH5 KIP 
5&HINP. 


I'M NOT WALK' 
IN<5 AROUNP 
WITH A LANP 
MINfc Aim? 
.RIGHT AT M£. 












HE'S A KIP, 
NOT A PILE 
0? GOLP. 


WE'RE 
LEAVING 
HIM, GOT 
IT? 


GARCIA, 

LISTEN. 


YOU STAY 
PUT UNTIL 
ALL THE 
SHOOTING'S 
k STOPPER. 


THINGS 


...you ANV 

YOUR MAID 
H BAD BACK TO 
VENEZUELA, 
UNDERSTAND? 


ROCK!! 


ROBERTA 
WAS LIKE 


NOT LIKE 
HER TO KILL 
PEOPLE... 
SHE'S NOT AT 
ALL LIKE 
THAT.../ 

















154 






























































WHERE'S 


REV/?/ 


YOU 

SHOULPVE 
SHIPPER 
HIM OFF BY 


WHAT 
THE FUCK 
ARE you 
ROINO 
HERE?/ 











































YOUNG 

MASTER 


ROBERTA 


...IT IS N 
ONLY 
NATURAL 
THAT YOU 
MIGHT 
FIND me 
FRIGHTENING-. 


-</ I NEVER ' 

Y EXPECTED 
TO FIND YOU 
MASTER HERE, YOUNG 
LOVELACE IS MASTER, j 
EXTREMELY V 

WORRIED h- 

ABOUT YOU. / J 


MOMENT 














Wm 


...AW 
WHO 
MIOHT 
THIS BE? 


OFF, MS. 
HOUSEMAIP. 


VOU'Re NO 
PIFFERENT, 
ARE YA? 


I'M OUESSIN' 
EVER/ONE HERE'D 
RATHER BE 
LIVING AND 
BREATHINO THAN 
SIX FEET UNDER. 


SHUT 

UP/ 
































— 


PARA LOS OUE VIVEN, BENPICIONES, 
CTO THE LIVING-, BESTOW UPON THEM 
CHARITY.) 


PAPA 105 MUERTOS, 
UN LECHO PE FLORES. 
CTO THE PEAR, LAV UPON 
THEM FLOWERS.) 


CON ESTA ESPAPA 
IMPARTIRE JUSTICIA... 
CTO EXECUTE JUSTICE, I TAKE 
UP THIS SWORP...) 


OOLPEANPO CON 
PUERZA A LOS 

\/ILLANOS PARA MATARLOS EN CASTIOO. 

CTO SMITE UPON VILE ROGUES ANP PELIVER 
\ PEATH AS PUNISHMENT.) 







































































REV// 


XT'S ONLy 
A FLESH 
WOUNP 
IN HER 
SHOULPER.. 


...CAVE 
HER A COn 
CUS5I0N. 


BUT THE 
IMPACT 
OF THE 
BULLET... 


WOMAN 16 
NUT6. 


RZVYH 


THI6 MAKES 
KHE-SANH* 
LOOK LIKE A 
SUNPAY PICNIC. 


PBVY! 

C'MON 

SNAP 
OUT OF 
ITU 

PBVY! 



* ONE OF THE MOST INTENSE BATTLES WASEP IN THE VIETNAM WAR. 


162 


































164 






















HOLP IT 
RI6HT I 
THERE// I 


YOU'RE "EL 
5ABUE50 VE 
FLORENCE."* 


EVERYBODY 
FROM THE 
MEDELLIN 
CARTELS TO 
INTERPOL'S 
BEEN AFTER 
YOUR ASS// 


THE BLOODHOUND OF FLORENCIA 


/ 

/ SINCE you CUT \ 


v 

OUT OF FARC 


kV. 

FOURyEARS 1 

YJg 

5Vn 

\ A 00... / 

^— 


V z 





/ SHIT, JESUS \ 

I HIMSELF \ 

WOULDN'T 

HAVE 


t OUESSED you / 

) Yt' 

\ WERE STILL / 



































CARTEL'S 


4-MILLION- 
DOLLAR 
BOUNTY ON 
YOUR HEAP. 


AHAHA 
H AHA/ 


I JUST 
HIT THE 
JACK¬ 
POT// 


AFTER I BRINS 
'EM yOUR HEAP 
ON A PLATE, 
THEY'LL MAKE 
ME BONA-FIPE 
MEPELLIN 
LIEUTENANT// 


PROBABLY PIP 
ALL SORTS OF 
NASTY SHIT FOR 
THEM. MEANS 
THEY PON'T 
WANT YOU 
TALKIN', RIOHT? 


I RESRET WE 
MUST PART 
COMPANY. 


BUT PLEASE 
ACCEPT MY 
FAREWELL 













.GOOV 
VAY. 













4 ,• 


Wilvvt 




NOW'S OUR 
CHANCE! 
LET'S 60!! 


































IT MUST BE 
A KILUIM6 
MACHINE 
FROM THE 
FUTURE. 


VERY 
FUNNY, 
ROCK. 
I'M NOT 
UUOMINO, 


BUT IT'S NOT 
SCHWARZENEOOER' 













































Chapter 4: Rasta Blasta - Part III 














































174 







ROGER. 


SHOULD I 
TELL SAO? 


YELLOW 
FLAO IS 


TELL HIM 
NOT TO 
WORRY. 


SECURE 
THE AREA 
CORPORAL. 
CONTINUE 
GATHERING 
INTELLIGENCE. 


THE HOUND 
AND THE 
CREW OP THE 
LAOOON ARE 
MISSINO. 


X WILL LEAD A ' 

UNIT TO THE llv* j 
PORT CONTINUE jjpg 
SIT-REP EYERy ” ^ 
TEN MINUTES. ' 



CAPTAIN. 


/ WILL THIS 
BE A PROPER 
FIOHT? IT'S 
BEEN A WHILE... 
PLAYINO MAFIA 
TENDS TO MAKE 
US LAZY AND 























































m 

CANNOT 
STANP 
WIY BY. 


FORWARP, 
COMRAP& 
SOI PIFRS.. 


COCK TH£ 

hammf- r... 

IT'S TIMS 
FOR 

v ACTION/ , 


176 












?*3SLv 


' I THINK ' 
WE'RE ALL. 
RI6HT B/4CK 
, HERE. 


IF OTRF 
ALIVF, SOUW 
OFF. 


































178 





















mum 

mi 


THIS FUCKING 
HURTS LIKS 

mxu x'A/i 

60NNA KILL. 
THAT FUCKING 
PITCH// 


FUCK! 


FUCK! 


WHSRS 
IS THAT 
GOWAmtV 
SKANK// 
WPLL?/ 
WPLL?// 


15 SH£ 
P£AP? IS 
SHS 
STILL 
AllVfc?! 

mil?! 


AW 

KICKING, 


179 












































































^ ' StUORlTA 

mar's V ^ ml - 

y OH GOT \ - 

SHAKES? | 










...TO 

BE 

AFRAIV 


MY PEAR, 
YOU MUSTN'T 
FEE L 

ASWAMEP... 


M c ' 

r"\ 



iV 


nil 

ft 1 

|\1k 

C/V\ 





















































183 





























ocTaHOBmecb! 

CHALT/5 


THERE'S NO 
G-m TO BE 
MAPE FROM 
THIS. 






















I HAVE SOME 
OOOD NEWS 

for you, MS. 
CHAMBERMAID 


HOTEL MOSCOW 
PLANNED ALL 
ALONO TO WAOE 
WAR AOAINST 
THE MANISALERA 
CARTEL. 


MY JOB WAS 
TO NEUTRALIZE 
THEIR THAI 
OPERATION... 
BUT yOUVE 
SAVED ME THE 
TROUBLE. 


...SHOULD 
BE IN THE 
PROCESS OF 
BEINO 
CRUSHED. 


RIOHT ABOUT 
NOW, THE HEAD¬ 
QUARTERS OF 
THE CARTEL IN 
V VENEZUELA... 


CHRIST, IT'S 
LIKE BEINO 
AT OROUND 
ZERO IN 
NEVADA. 


OOT THE 
THREE MOST 
FEARSOME 
WOMEN IN 
THE WORLD 


SO, EVERy- 
THINO HAS 
WORKED 
OUT. 


THE 

ABDUCTION OF 
yOUR BELOVED 
OARCIA IS A 
MOOT POINT. 


















































PERMAPS 
I PIPNI'T 
MAKE 
MYSELF 
CLEAR. 


THIS 
ISN'T A 
REQUEST. 
IT'S AN 
ORUER. 


WAIT 

GARCIA/ 


186 










































"THE 

BLOOD¬ 

HOUND?" 


PO 

MOT SAY 
ANOTHER 
WORP// 


SILENCE 


'HOUNP, 


...FORMER FARC 
OUERRILLA TRAINER IN 
ASSASSINATION OPS 
IN CUBA. WANTEP 
INTERNATIONALLY" 
FOR MULTIPLE 
KIPNAPPINO ANP 
MURPER CHAROES. 


THIS IS NO 
ORPIN4RY 
SERVANT. 


SHE'S ROSARITA 
TISNEROS, THE 
'SLOOPHOUNP 0? 
FLORENCE..." 


...EVEN SUSPECTED 
OF LINKS TO THE 
U.S. EMBASSY" 
BOMBINO AT 
TEGUCIGALPA. 

A TRUE, DYED-IN- 
THE-WOOL 
TERRORIST. A 


188 











X NEVER 
INTENPEP TO 
PECEIVE YOU, 
YOUH& 
MASTER. 


TRUE, 


you MUST \ 
UNDERSTAND... 

THERE ARE 
THINGS IN THIS 
WORLD THAT 
IT'S BETTER YOU 
NOT KNOW 
ABOUT... A 


I BELIEVED IN 
OUR CAUSE... 
BELIEVED IN 
THE COMING 
DAWN OF THE 
REVOLUTION... 


BUT AFTER 
DRENCHING 60 
MANY NIGHTS WITH 
BLOOD, X FINALLY 
REALIZED 
SOMETHING... 


I WAS FAR 
FROM BEING A 
REVOLUTIONARY I 
WAS NOTHING MORE 
THAN A GUARD-DOG, 
BOUND TO GANG- 
STERS AND THEIR 
COCAINE FIELDS... 


I FOUGHT MANY 
BATTLES... I KILLED 
COUNTLESS PEOPLE, 
ONE AFTER ANOTHER... 
POLITICIANS, BUSINESS¬ 
MEN, COUNTER¬ 
REVOLUTIONARY 
FACULTY... WOMEN... 
EVEN CHILDREN... 


EVERYTHING 
SHE SAID IS 
TRUE, YOUNG 
MASTER. 





DESERTED 
THE 

MILITIA... 


THAT WAS WHEN 
yOUR FATHER 
WAS KIND 
ENOUGH TO 
TAKE ME IN... . 


y oung 

MASTER 


...I KNEW OF 
ONLY ONE WAy I 
COULD COME TO 
yOUR RESCUE. 


SOMEONE 
WHO WAS 
ONCE SEEN 
ONLy AS AN 
OBEDIENT 


...THIS IS 
THE ONLy 
WAY X CAN 
RE-PAy My 


yOUNC- MASTER, 
yOUR FATHER, 
DIEOO OARCIA, 
WAS A CLOSE 
FRIEND OF My 
LATE FATHER. 


IRONIC, 
ISN'T IT? 


FARC ALLIED 
THEMSELVES 
WITH THE 
CARTELS... 


/ ...CLAIMING 
"ONE CANNOT 
ACHIEVE A 
SOCIALIST 
REVOLUTION 
THEy SOLD By IDEALISM 
THEIR SOULS ALONE." 
OUT OF 
GREED... 


r 

I HAD TO BECOME 
A SOLDIER WITH A 
HEART OF STEEL 
ONCE MORE. TO 
ONCE AGAIN TAKE 
UP THE IDENTITy I 
HAD LONG AGO 
CASTASIDE. A 


1 


190 












YOU'RE NOT 
A VO&H 


YOU'RE PART 
OF MY FAMILY! 
WE'RE A 
FAMILY, 
ROBERTA, 
AREN'T WE?/ 


RON'T 
SAY THAT 
ABOUT 
YOUR¬ 
SELF!! 


ANV SHE 
MADE AMENDS 
FOR HER SINS 
BEFORE SHE 
DIED// 


THAT'S WHY 
THIS HAS 
NOTHING TO 
DO WITH you, 
ROBERTA. 


A BOY 
MUSTN'T 
SHED TEARS 
SO EASILY... 


MY DEAR 
YOUNO 
MASTER 


-*■-s 

YOU'RE MOT 
SOME "BLOOD- 


HOUND".'/ 
WHOEVER THAT 


PERSON WAS, 


SHE DIED SOME- 

f§g|J 

WHERE ELSE/.' 


191 










NO 

OFFENSE, 
MA'AM, BUT 
BLOW ME. 


YEAH SURE, 
THESE TWO 
MIOHT HAVE 
THEIR FUCKIN' 
HAPPY 
ENPINO... 


..WHAT ABOUT 
THIS NASTY 
HOLE IN MY 
SHOULPER... 
WHO'S OONNA 
FILL THAT IN? 


HOLP ON 
THERE, 
MA'AM... 


WE COTTA 
SETTLE OLP 
SCORES ANP 
CLEAN THE 
SLATES. 

► 


PUKE IT OUT 
WITH EACH 
OTHER 
UNTIL IT'S 
SETTLEP. 


YOU KNOW 
THAT'S HOW 
THINOS WORK 
IN OUR 
WORLD. 


192 















3 ur no 

mAPOus 


...THAT'LL 

save ue 

A TRIP 
TO THE 
MORGUE. 


I KNOW 
THAT YOU'RE 
STRONO 
WHERE IT 
COUNTS/ 


















...IT 

SEEMS 

YOUR 

SHOE¬ 

LACES.. 


...HAVE 

COME 

UNITIEP. 


AH, TO BE 
Y2UNO 
AOAIN... 


194 








I OOT 
$2,500 ON 
ROBERTA 


WHOA 
WHO/A, 
WHOA/ 
WAIT A 
MINUTE/ 


HOW 

'BOUT you, 
ROCK? 


C'MON, 
5TOP THIS// 
THIS IS 
INSANE// 


TWO 
LAROE, 
ON REVY. 











w?jr£ri S 

it 


THIS 15 
BARBARIC!! 

YOU'RE 
OUT YOUR 

mvsa 



um... 


C'MON, BOTH 

of you... 
PON'T you 
think you've 

H AV FNOUOH? 





















...UP 

ALREAPy. 

FUCKING. 

FOUR- 

FYFS. 


...DON'T 

you...&o 

FIRST... 


197 







































198 















































mA 


ROBERTA'S 

My mv. 


I'M TAKING 
HER HOME 
WITH ME, NO 
MATTER 
WHAT. 


I CAN TAKE 
CARE OP HER 
MYSELF. 


PLEASE, 

FOLLOW 

ME, 


...youno 

MASTER... 


WHY? 


IF I MAY FT 
TROUBLE Li 
YOU WITH /I 


MY 

OLASSES... 
COULD YOU 
RECOVER THEM 
FOR ME...? 


RIOHT? 
YOUR EYE 
SIOHT IS 
PERFECT. 



SES TO HER 

il. 

/ IF ANY INJURIES, AND 

infl 1 

/ REMAINING THEN ESCORT 

/ / 

CARTEL THEM TO THE 

I 

MEMBERS INTER- AIRPORT. 

V 

FERE, YOU MAY 


i RETALIATE AS . 

1 X 

rUU 'ot'C' rll. /- 


A 


yfs, 

SIR. 
























Black Lagoon Volume 1 - The End - 










































































































YOU LOOK 
mil AS 
ALWAYS. 


RIP'JA 

OET 

BREAK¬ 

FAST 

YET? 


LOOKS LIKE 
AT LEAST 
SHE'S 
TURNER 
OUT 
NOR-... 


GOOD 

MORNINO, 

MR. 


OKAJIMA... 


c 



























MEANWHILE MR. 0ENNy... 




p http://www.twoch.net/tvwjch.html 


...SKIPPEP 
SCHOOL ANP 
SPENT THE 
ENTIRE PAY 
OLUEP TO HIS 
PC, TROLLINO 
INTERNET 
FORUMS. 


ANIP THAT'S ALL/ 


IQ :Emperor Hetare: 02/! i/15 01 










































m womooMcnmwtiG ?omt 
wfli urn, m em, mg. 









CIOGM W01?PG 


BOY, IT'S BEEN A WHILE SINCE I LAST QOT A 
COMPILATION OUT. ANP IT LOOKS LIKE I'LL BE ABLE 
TO HAVE ANOTHER ONE PUBLISHER TOO. I'M JUST 
QLAP IT SEEMS THINQS'LL WORK OUT FOR A WHILE. 
I HAVE TO APMIT I'M RUNNINQ AROUNP BLINP TO 
SOME PEOREE, BUT HOPEFULLY YOU'LL LIKE WHAT 
YOU SEE ANP YOU'LL STICK WITH ME FOR A WHILE. 

I'P LIKE TO EXPRESS MY APPRECIATION TO THE 
FOLLOWING PEOPLE: 

I'P LIKE TO THANK MY AMIN ASSISTANCE STAFFERS: 
B-RIVER, MR. ITAKO, ANP KAERU KOOANEI. 

MY CREW ANP BRAINSTORMINO FRIENPS: ORANP 
AAA5TER MO'CHII, J-SAIRO, B1H, ANP REIJI SAITO. 

COOPERATION REOARPINO FOREION LANOUAOE 
ISSUES BY: TOSHIRO ISHIYAAAA, YOSUKE FROM 
SPAIN, ANP PAN KANEMITSU. 

PLEASE STICK WITH ME IN THE FUTURE, OKAY? I'M 
BEOOINO YOU. LET'S 00 OUT ANP PRINK ANP 
STUFF. 

I'P LIKE TO EXPRESS MY SPECIAL THANKS TO THE 
REGULARS THAT PROP BY THE BULLETIN BOARP ON 
MY WEB PAOE ANP ALL THOSE KINP PEOPLE WHO 
SENT IN THE QUESTIONNAIRES INCLUPEP IN THE 
MAOAZINE I WRITE FOR. 

ALSO, TO MY COMRAPE IN ARMS, WAR BUPPIES OF 
STEEL-THE SHINJUKU WAKO OANO, ESPECIALLY 
ENZU ANP OASHIQE. 

LOOKINO FORWARP TO SEEINO YOU ALL IN 
VOLUME 2. 


-wwm, 

MMlftt? 15TH'toot. 




Editor’s Note 



Revy “Two Hand” 

Revy’s two-gun style echoes the on-screen combat choreography 
(sometimes called the “bullet ballet”) made famous in movies by 
John Woo. In real life, using two guns like this is highly impractical 
since it is virtually impossible to actually hit anything, especially if 
the target and the shooter are moving, and it’s also difficult to reload. 
Of course, it looks totally badass on film, and in Rei Hiroe’s stunning 
action-manga Black Lagoonl 

Regarding the spelling of Revy’s nom de guerre , it is indeed “Two 
Hand,” not “Two Hands.” This is a reference to a character from the 
hard-boiled crime novel Run, by Douglas E. Winter (which is a great 
read by the way). 



Editor’s Note 



WHEN THE 
MISSILES 

com fim&, 

X SHOOT THIS 
THINO AWAy 
PROM US, 
RIGHT? 


ROCK// 


YOU 
KNOW 
WHAT 
TO DO, 
RIGHT?/ 


you GOT IT 
IN ONE// 
HERE COME 


SHITHEADS, 
SO LET'S 
KICK THEIR 
ASSES/ 


The Black Lagoon 

The Black Lagoon is a modified 80-foot Elco PT boat. First 
built for service in the U.S. Navy in World War II, the Elco PT 
boats were powered by three 1500 horsepower Packard Marine 
engines and could reach speeds of nearly 50 knots. PT boats 
were considered expendable (along with their crews) when 
used to attack more powerful warships. During WWII, they 
often served as couriers, scouts, and as transport for special 
reconnaissance teams inserted behind enemy lines. President 
John F. Kennedy was the skipper of one of these souped-up 
cabin cruisers, the famous PT-109. 


In addition to the four torpedoes carried in tubes on deck, PT 
boats were armed with machine guns, anti-aircraft guns and 
depth charges—basically the crews bolted on whatever extra 
weaponry they could scrounge up! Dutch has removed all the 
original armament except the torpedoes (which get used very 
effectively and imaginatively in volume 1), but who needs all 
that when you’ve got Revy?!