"Raunchy but fun mystery"
In East Texas, Hap Collins wonders how far the mighty
has fallen as his life has taken a dangerous life-
threatening turn from the worst disease known to humanity:
boredom. Not only has his relationship including the sex
with Brett turning deader than a eunuch's penis, he works
the second shift as a security guard at a chicken
processing plant. The only good part of that job is he
shares his rounds with his friend Leonard Pine even if the
Pinester has a hanging low hunk of a lover. Then again
this is better than working at the other chicken plant
where they wanted Hap to masturbate with the fowl.
However, everything changes when Hap rescues Sarah Bond
from a maniac who fights like a robotic superman. Sarah's
father offers Hap money for saving the life of his
daughter. Hap and Leonard accept an all paid expense
cruise to Mexico, but Leonard manages to show his class by
getting them stranded south of the border. Soon one thing
leads to another and the duo is fleeing for their lives
with thugs chasing them with one thought in mind: killing
CAPTAINS OUTRAGEOUS is the usual outrageous adventures
of Hap and Leonard. The story line is amusing and always
seems one paragraph away from being out of control, but
somehow award winning Joe R Lansdale never loses his grip
on the plot. The action is crazy and the lead duo remains
as insane as ever. Though not the deepest work by Mr.
Lansdale, fans will still have a good time following the
vulgar pair wreck havoc in Mexico.
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted August 21, 2001