Review links usually are Chris Mautner's territory, but I want to point out this solid overview of Jason Aaron and R.M. Guera's Vertigo series Scalped written for fans of crime fiction, rather than for a comics readership.
Crime writer Jay Stringer builds his review around what comics can do better, or at least more easily, than movies, television or prose:
The fifth collection of Scalped will be released in November. You can download the complete first issue from the Vertigo website.