Drugs and drink drive hero in ‘Buzzkill’

(AP Photo/Dark Horse Comics)

(AP Photo/Dark Horse Comics)

By Matt Moore, Associated Press

For some heroes, power comes from the stars or a mutation or a secret experiment gone awry.

Ruben, the somewhat reluctant protagonist of Dark Horse Comics’ “Buzzkill,” needs only to tip back bottles of beer or take lots of pills.

Such is the foundation of his powers as created by writers Donny Cates and Mark Reznicek, but it’s a tough path for Ruben, who finds himself down and out after a blackout-infused bender leaves him with blood on his hands and a drive to stay sober.

But sobriety is just what his enemies want so Ruben must find the balance between knocking back booze to keep his super strength at full force and his enemies at bay.

To read more, check out the article on ydr.com/lifestyle.

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About Bethany Fehlinger

Bethany Fehlinger is a journalist in the Design Center at the York Daily Record. She is a graduate of Penn State University, is a York City dweller and has been vegetarian and geek for more than five years. Twitter: @Wonder_veggie
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One Response to Drugs and drink drive hero in ‘Buzzkill’

  1. If that picture is anything to go by, he’s a deep, brooding, character.

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