Torpedo is a Spanish comic written by Enrique Sanchez Abuli. The first two chapters were illustrated by Alex Toth and all subsequent chapters are illustrated by Jordi Bernet.The comic follows the life of Luca Torelli, known as Torpedo, and his sidekick Rascal during The Great Depression.
This show provides examples of:
- Backwards-Firing Gun: Used seriously in one story, where the killer commissions a special one-shot gun for this purpose, replacing a cop's gun with it.
- Badass in a Nice Suit
- Faking the Dead
- Malaproper - Luca's English is less than perfect
- Obfuscating Disability - To hide a gun
- Only Known by Their Nickname - Many characters just call him Torpedo.
- Professional Killer
- Scarpia Ultimatum - Not having the money to pay for Luca's services is generally a bad for the women in your life
- Villain Protagonist: "Torpedo" is basically a scumbag, and half the series' appeal is watching him succeed anyway.
- You Killed My Father - the boy in chapter 2.