Lawrence Block's Eight million ways to die / adapted and illustrated by John K. Snyder III ; lettering by Frank Cvetkovic
- 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
0 current holds with 2 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Jay Co PL - Portland||AGN BLOCK (Text)||76383000460958||Adult New Shelf, F||Available||-|
|Mooresville PL - Mooresville||GN BLO (Text)||37323005404523||GRAPHIC_NOVELS||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781613778845
- Physical Description: 140 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: San Diego, CA : IDW Publishing, a division of Idea and Design Works, LLC, 2018.
- Copyright: ©2018.
Matthew Scudder is dying, one bottle at a time. A young prostitute named Kim Dakkinen is dying too, her life measured out in tricks. She wanted out, had asked for Scudder's help, but suddenly she wasn't dying anymore, she was just dead. The former cop turned P.I. promised to protect her, but he failed. Now his atonement is to find her killer. But the secrets in the dead hooker's past are dirtier than her living, and searching for a killer in a city where everyone's a victim is a good way to make the role permanent. Steeped in traditional pulp, Block's writing has a true gift for capturing the art of conversation between his characters. These are the lowlifes of society, for whom Block occasionally finds redemption, but who are more often among the vilest beings in human existence. Snyder's art both encapsulates and elevates these rough-cut gems in a graphic, grainy, and moody setting that evokes the dark, noir magazine covers of the period.
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