For a character who uses peace as his motif, Peacemaker is quite a disturbing figure. The self-described pacifist has recently become a household name, thanks to his role in 2021’s feature film The Suicide Squad and the Peacemaker spin-off series on HBO Max. A whole new audience now knows Christopher Smith, but do they know what makes him tick? This is the question that writer Garth Ennis and artist Garry Brown explore in a new Black Label one-shot called Peacemaker: Disturbing the Peace .
The story begins with Christopher Smith sitting on a park bench sharing his life story, almost like Forrest Gump . Well, it’s like Forrest Gump if you replace “ping pong champion” with “black ops masochist” and swapped Lieutenant Dan out with a killer shark named Bob. That’s right, there’s a killer shark—trust us, this isn’t a comic you want to miss.
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