We have an exclusive advanced look at the Hardboiled Crime & Pulp Heroes titles coming from Dynamite Entertainment in March of 2017. These include the third issue of Will Eisner’s The Spirit: The Corpse-Makers series by Francesco Francavilla and the final issue of James Robinson and Tom Feister’s Grand Passion.
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Cover: Ben Oliver Writer: Andy Diggle, Angela Cruickshank Art: Andrea Mutti, Ben Oliver
Detective-Sergeant Kate Burnham isn’t making any friends in the Washington, DC Police Department. That makes her the perfect scapegoat when a routine homicide investigation threatens to blow open a criminal conspiracy reaching to the upper echelons of the DC power elite. Either Kate makes it go away, or they make her go away. Cop or criminal, power is all about control, applied top-down from the penthouse elite to the hustlers on the street. But what happens when the street pushes back…? A political crime thriller from Andy Diggle, Angela Cruickshank, and Andrea Mutti!
GRAND PASSION #5 (of 5)
Cover A: John Cassaday Writer: James Robinson Art: Tom Feister
GREEN HORNET: REIGN OF THE DEMON #4 (of 4)
Cover A: Ken Lashley Cover B: Anthony Marques Writer: David Liss Art: Kewber Baal
The Green Hornet and Kato are trapped in the web of the sinister crime lord Demone! The mystery began with three missing women; but the twisted game has only grown more complex – and deadly – as the pair try to reclaim the city from his Machiavellian machinations! And while the vigilante Swashbuckler seems to want to serve as their stalwart ally against villainy – can they truly trust this new masked man? Or is he just another one of Demone’s puppets? They just might not have any choice, if they want to defeat the nefarious kingpin!
INTERTWINED #6 (of 6)
Cover: Olivier Coipel Writer: Fabrice Sapolsky Art: Fred Pham Chuong
Genre: Kung Fu, Noir
The ultimate fight has just begun! Four Spirits against one! Odds are not in Nei Chang’s favor… But his evil ways, unleashed upon Chinatown, can certainly allow him to win the fight. Meanwhile, Juan Jin has to live with the fact that he killed Luca. He finally decides the path he’ll choose and will fight: The new Spirit of the Earth is now ready to challenge his Metal counterpart to finally restore balance in the universe. Don’t miss the last issue of the first Intertwined story arc! Learn the fates of Long Huo, Lady Xia, Antwan and the Haïtian refugees. After this issue, Chinatown will never be the same!
GARTH ENNIS’ RED TEAM: DOUBLE TAP, CENTER MASS #8 (of 9)
Cover: Dan Panosian Writer: Garth Ennis Art: Craig Cermak
Trudy and Eddie face an unexpected problem, as the real cost of their dangerous choices start to become clear. But even that’s nothing to the explosion of deadly violence that follows, and soon our heroes are up to their necks in trouble of the worst kind. And that’s when Trudy has a very risky idea…
WILL EISNER’S THE SPIRIT: THE CORPSE-MAKERS #3 (of 5)
Cover: Francesco Francavilla Writer: Francesco Francavilla Art: Francesco Francavilla
Danny Colt’s investigation leads him into a place of fears and horrors where he will learn that not all that is dead is dead. Don’t dare miss this third spine-tingling chapter of Francesco Francavilla’s tale of THE SPIRIT!