HBO Max has just released on its streaming platform a new serie animation and comedy aimed at an adult audience. And no, we are not talking about Velma, although the creators of her, Miguel Esteban, Joaquín Reyes and Ernesto SevillaThey’ve already weighed in on the criticism he’s been receiving, and hope they can also anger the right people with Poor Devil.
poor devil is the Spanish alternative to series like Rick y Morty and the rest of Adult Swim’s projects. His keys are similar, both in his humor and in his visual approach, which is equally committed to two dimensions. his bad milk, your current references y Their sense of humor they will not leave you indifferent.
Poor devil, an animated series for adults made in Spain
From Rokyn Animation has managed to make a adult animated series perfect for the national public but that has the potential to cross our borders. From its very premise it already aims very high.
In Poor devil we have as protagonist Stan, a boy who is about to turn 665 months. It wouldn’t be worrisome if it weren’t for Stan is the antichrist, and therefore will have to fulfill the prophecy of bringing Armageddon. However, young Stan he is more interested in singing and dancing on Broadway.
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There is no similar series in Europe, on any streaming platform, that takes the same risks and is capable of messing with everyone: from incels to well-known actors like Keanu Reeves.
Miguel Esteban, Joaquín Reyes and Ernesto Sevilla do not stop there, and throughout the episodes of their series of HBO Max they are introducing “elements of social satire, absurd humor, parodic cameos and a sharp vision of the world in which we live”, as Raquel Hernández explains in her review of Poor Devil.