“It is the year 2001. Overburdened national budgets have forced the privatization of most government institutions. Even prisons have become franchised, commercial ventures…”
Sound familiar? So begins THE STORY OF RICKY. A young man with superhuman strength is incarcerated in a corporately-run penitentiary and forced to fight the corrupt officials and vicious gangs running the institution. Prison reform takes center stage in this ludicrously violent manga adaptation from over-the-top action auteur Ngai Choi Lam.
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