incognegro: renaissance


Incognegro: Renaissance #4 cover by Warren Pleece

Incognegro: Renaissance #4 Review – Good Characters and a Tight Mystery

Zane and Bette avoid being captured by the police and leave the hospital. They regroup back at the bar Zane frequents, and he has more questions about Bette and what she knows about Xavier. This puts Zane on the trail of another attendant of Van Horn’s party: an actor named Douglass. Incognegro: Renaissance #4 gets […]

Dark Horse Collects Mat Johnson and Warren Pleece’s Incognegro: Renaissance in October

Following their collection of the original Vertigo Comics graphic novel Incognegro: A Graphic Mystery with a 10th-anniversary edition, Dark Horse has announced plans to escalate this growing turf war by collecting the more recent follow-up by Mat Johnson and Warren Pleece, Incognegro: Renaissance, in their own hardcover volume in October. The 128-page book collects 2018’s Incognegro: Renaissance […]

Incognegro: Renaissance #3 cover by Warren Pleece

Incognegro Renaissance #3 Review: A Compelling New Player Enters the Drama

Zane finds himself at the mercy of an actress named Bette Mignom and her brute of a bodyguard. Bette knows more about Xavier and has more going on under the surface than Zane can imagine. She wants Xavier’s manuscript, which Zane has. However, Zane is unsure if he can trust Bette. Worse yet, his editor […]

Incognegro: Renaissance #2 cover by Warren Pleece

Incognegro Renaissance #2 Review: An Absorbing and Racially-Charged Detective Story

After a meeting with Van Horn proves unfruitful, Zane’s friends help him with a makeover so that he can pass completely in white society. This allows Zane to enter the whites patrons-only (the performers and dishwashers can be black) Cotton Club to interview a woman about the death of Xavier. Incognegro: Renaissance #2 continues off […]

Incognegro: Renaissance #1 cover by Warren Pleece

Incognegro Renaissance #1 Review: A Relevant and Absorbing Murder Mystery

Zane Pinchback is a black journalist in the 1920s for the New Holland Herald. He is invited to the party of a wealthy white writer named Van Horn. There, he learns a little bit more about how complicated the world is. He expects to be accepted, because Van Horn is known for writing about the […]