WELCOME TO AN INTERESTING CATVENTURE AT COMIC UNKNOWN!
We introduce today a new buddy adventure that is not your average adventure. Pulled through a bizarre vortex into what is called the "Movie Studio", two not so ordinary cats become probationary agents that were somewhat recruited to help keep the universe intact. We welcome "The Adventures of Mac and Trouble" to the Comic Unknown family of reviews. Created by Rusty Gilligan (Marvel, DC, Walking Dead, etc...), Mac and Trouble Issue One consists of three stories each with their own creative team. The book starts with the Origin story that introduces us to these two silly cats. With Dan Gorman on pencils, Terry Pavlet on inks and E.T. Dollman on letters, the origin story is what starts it all. Mac and Trouble are pulled into a plane only known as the Movie Studio which is essentially the headquarters where agents receive their assignments to traverse to other worlds or even universes to solve problems, correct mistakes, and mop up the occasional "boo-boo".
The second story is named "Never say no to Trouble" is undoubtedly a play on words where we follow Mac doing anything he can to stop Trouble from getting into.... well trouble. Trouble puts the universe in jeopardy for some orange juice and will stop at nothing for some added calcium. "Never say no to Trouble", like the origin story has the same creative team except for the letterer known as Magnus. In our final encounter with these two felines, we enter the story that can be only known as " Nazi Hobgoblins at the Core of the Cosmos". Mac and Trouble are now looking for some quality Coney Island hotdogs and where else or when else can they go except for 1939. With Mac worried about using their multiversal traveling privileges for trivial reasons, Trouble once again runs off and gets himself into a predicament. The story does end in a cliffhanger and leaves us waiting for the next issue.
The Adventures of Mac and Trouble Issue One at certain points reminded me of the newspaper comic strips and just let my innerchild run wild. Following these two crazy cats through time and space was a gratifying feeling where left me wanting more from the issue other than these three stories. The Adventures of Mac and Trouble is a Tom and Jerry styled adventure with some real world references except Jerry is replaced with a more sillier Tom (so Tom and Tom?). It is a must read and will definitely be enjoyed by anyone in almost any age (very mild language). You can follow these two rascals and their shenanigans on their Facebook page as well as their creator Rusty Gilligan's facebook page. Issue One can be bought digitally for $2.00 at WP Comics and will become available later tonight for physical copies.