Marv (Sin City)
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A tough, violent, big bruiser of a man, who has an uncanny athleticism along with a lot of power, spends his time on the streets doing odd jobs for various people. He suffers from a mental condition that causes him to "get confused", which is believed to involve short-term memory loss and possibly hallucination. Lucille, his parole officer, supplies him with medication to control these effects of his condition, though he doesn't seem to be supplied anything that would curb his violent nature. His personal code of honor dictates the repayment of debts and a sort of chivalry towards women.
Marv is a classic example of a noir anti-hero; creator Frank Miller describes Marv as "Conan in a trench coat".
First Appearance: Dark Horse Presents (1986) Fifth Anniversary Special
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#6 Comic Book Rebels: Conversations With the Creators of the New Comics (1993)
- 'From Here to Alternity!'
#6 Dark Horse Presents (1986)
- 'Guardian Devil, Part 6: The Devil Divested'
Flying Colors 10th Anniversary Special (1998)
Frank Miller: The Art of Sin City (2002)
HC Frank Miller's Sin City (2004)
- 'Frank Miller: The Art of Sin City'SC
- 'Frank Miller: The Art of Sin City'
Madman 20th Anniversary Monster! (2011)
OGN HC Martha Washington Stranded in Space (1995)
- 'Madman 20th Anniversary Monster!'
San Diego Comic Con Comics (1992)
Shame Itself (2012)
Sin City (1992)
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (1993)
Sin City: Booze, Broads, & Bullets (1998)
Sin City: Just Another Saturday Night (1997)
1/2 Sin City: Lost, Lonely, & Lethal (1996)
- 'Just Another Saturday Night'nn
- 'Just Another Saturday Night'
Sin City: Silent Night (1995)
The Life and Times of Martha Washington in the Twenty-First Century (2009)
Omnibus HC Usagi Yojimbo (1996)
- 'The Life and Times of Martha Washington in the Twenty-First Century'Omnibus TPB
- 'The Life and Times of Martha Washington in the Twenty-First Century'Omnibus TPB (Second Edition)
- 'The Life and Times of Martha Washington in the Twenty-First Century'
Sin City (2005)
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"Marv (Sin City)"
""Worth dyin for, worth killin for, worth goin ta Hell for. Amen.""
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