Code Pru CP01

Cinema Purgatorio #1, Code Pru variant cover. Art by Raulo Caceres
Cinema Purgatorio #1, Code Pru cover. Art by Raulo Caceres

Below are annotations for “1: You Never Forget Your First Time” 8 pages in Cinema Purgatorio #1

Writer: Garth Ennis, Artist: Raulo Caceres

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Note: Some of this is obvious, but you never know who’s reading and what their exposure is. If there’s anything we missed or got wrong, let us know in comments.

General: TBA

Gremlin - image via Gremlins Wikia
Gremlin – image via Gremlins Wikia


Inside Cover

Page 1

panel 1

  • Second from the left female is Pru. Male on the left is Pru’s co-worker Eric Astrachan.
  • Truck reads “F.D.N.Y.” for Fire Department New York.

Page 2 – no specific annotations

Page 3

panel 1

  • William the vampire’s accent is British, with a lisp (presumably due to his fang teeth.)

panel 4

  • William the vampire is eyeing Pru’s neck wanting to bite into it.

Page 4

panel 3

  • “Oh, eef fucking teef! I feel like udge a cunk umtifef!” is “Oh, these fucking teeth! I feel like such a cunt sometimes!” Pru mis-hears cunt as count.

Page 5

panel 1

panel 2

  • Nitpick: British spelling “socialised” should probably be the American spelling “socialized”.

Page 6

  • “Oh, ffit” is “Oh, shit.”

panel 2

  • “I juft…” is “I just…”
  • “Iff been alife for–oo know how long iff been alife, and nuffing ever getf any better, nuffing ever chanffeff.” is “I’ve been alive for — who knows how long I’ve been alive, and nothing ever changes.” This refers to vampires immortality.
  • “Iff juff a fame ol ffit, man. Umh fucking fick of iff.” is “It’s just the same old shit, man. I’m fucking sick of it.”

panel 3

  • “Oo don’t know whad iff like, man! I mean how waf I fuppoffed to know eternal life waf going to fuck?” is “You don’t know what it’s like, man! I mean how was I supposed to know eternal life was going to suck?”

panel 4

  • “Fuifide” is “suicide”.

panel 5

  • “Forry” is “sorry”.
  • “Fout” is “shout”.

Page 7 – no specific annotations

Page 8

panels 4-6

  • These form a zoom sequence.

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3 thoughts on “Code Pru CP01

  1. “I feel like such a cunt sometimes”. And it’s werewolves you kill with silver bullets, not vampires! Silver has antibacterial qualities, good for wounds, you can get gauze impregnated with it, among other things.


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