Pretty Deadly v.1 : The Shrike / Kelly Sue Deconnick.
- 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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|Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza||GN DECONNICK kelly pd v.1 (Text)||840191002069107||Auburn Plaza - Adult Graphic Novels||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781607069621 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: unpaged : illustrations ; 26cm.
- Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Image Comics Inc., 2014.
|General Note:|| Western standards format.
|Summary, etc.:|| Presents the collecting opening arc of author's series that marries the magical realism of Sandman with the western brutality of Preacher. This book tells a tale of retribution as beautifully lush as it is unflinchingly savage.
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As Sissy, a girl with a crow head-dress and two different colored eyes, and Fox, a blind old man, travel a fanciful Old West world, they are pursued by Death who seeks Sissy for reasons unknown.
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