MY RATING : ★★☆☆☆
Suzie, in the need of satisfying her sexual desires, starts to touch herself.. and suddenly time freezes. Not metaphorically speaking. LITERALLY. TIME STOPS. That’s Suzie’s super power, people! You know what? It doesn’t stop there, she meets Jon and he possesses the same ability as her. Every time they have sex, they can stop time and do whatever they want. That’s when they decide to rob a bank.
The premise sounded good and I read so many good reviews about this new series. They also cover a theme that I am highly interested in. Sex. I had a lot of expectations. But after reading this volume, I lost faith in the series.
I love reading stories about sex but this one was just poorly executed. Sex was all over the place. Not the action, but the theme. It was rubbed all over our face. SEX, SEX, SEX. Okay, like… take a break. I know it’s the main theme but I don’t need it spread all over my face. Tell me more about the people, put some real actions that can contribute to the story. The storyline is as thin as a layer of condom, easily perforated with not much development. It goes at such a slow pace thanks to the unnecessary details that stretch out the story.
The author tries too hard to be funny, it was alright in the beginning (laughed out loud a couple of times), but after 10 pages it became tiring and lame.
I get the quirky jokes, the not-so outspoken person Suzie is, and how she is struggling with social interactions. I find it charming. But in the end, it just made me cringe at how not-funny some scenes can be. SPOILERS HERE: For example, there was a scene where Suzie is making a pejorative comment on a porn star. “It doesn’t say which of her uncles touched her.” This was an all-time low. Then, the porn star in the laptop screen starts calling out Suzie for making that comment. I thought: Niice, kudos for that move! Then, right after, Suzie’s reply was: “Jesus, god, you called yourself ‘Jazmine St. Cocaine.’ Taking a little shit was inevitable”.
In the end, we meet the Sex Police, and then I thought: OMG THAT’S COOL! It means that there’s an entire new universe of individuals out there who has the same ability, a whole other world, and—nop. The Sex Police are as stupid as all the other characters. The bad-ass villain character I was expecting was just a clumsy mother with two other “policemen” that tag along and who don’t have a single clue on how to sex arrest criminals. Oh, and their guns are dildos. How are you supposed to arrest them with DILDOS?! I don’t need to tell you that… they managed to escape the Sex Police.. pretty … easily…
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