January Book Club: Insufferable

January Book Club: Insufferable

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New Year, new you right? Not if you're Galahad. What happens when a hero has a kid sidekick who grows up to be a "completely ungrateful, self-aggrandizing", “d-bag who "will not shut up about how much of a genius he is and how the world is a better place now that he's broken up with his boss? 

Think Batman and Robin but with a much worse relationship. The series follows the events that force the hero and the former sidekick to reunite in spite of their mutual hatred for one another.

The series, described by Waid as a "dramedy", follows Joshua Cross, of Van Meter Iowa, the dedicated hero Nocturnus, and his arrogant, egotistical former sidekick Galahad, who are forced to reunite to tackle a new case. The series began publication on May 1, 2012, as Thrillbent's launch title.

Insufferable Vol. #1 TPB: What happens when your crime-fighting sidekick grows up to be an arrogant, ungrateful douchebag who makes Kanye look humble? Worse, what on Earth could force the two of you together for one last case? Nocturnus and his former protege, Galahad, will find out-if they don't kill one another first. Collects issues #1-6.



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