When it comes to comics the name Brian Michael Bendis is often mentioned. He is creatively responsible for some of the most memorable comic moments in recent history. He is Marvel’s go to creative for creative arcs around many of their child related animated projects.
His latest endeavor is a collaboration with long time cohort Michael Oeming (Powers). Set in a world much like our own, The United States of Murder Inc. posits an America where the Mafia didn’t die out, it took over, carving out a territory all it’s own in which it’s members can rule with impunity. Valentine Gallo is one such member, a legacy following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather. His whole life has led to joining the Family, yet once he does he realizes that things aren’t what they seem and trust isn’t easy to come by.