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Signora Volpe: AMC Casts Emilia Fox As Lead In New Detective Drama
AMC Networks' Acorn TV has cast its lead in the upcoming detective drama, Signora Volpe, with Emilia Fox playing the main sleuth Fox's character is named Sylvia, a woman who has a history with M16 as an operative The story follows her journey to see her sister, Isabel, in the village of Umbria, but soon she becomes[...]
'Lincoln': NBC Orders Jeffery Deaver's "Bone Collector" Books to Series Pilot
When a harrowing case brings him back to the force, Rhyme partners up with an ambitious young detective, Amelia Sachs, to take down some of the most dangerous criminals in the U.S. Grand Central Publishing Lincoln Rhyme was once a brilliant criminologist, a genius in the field of forensics — until an accident left him physically and[...]
Lord of Gore #5 cover by Daniel Leister
The story thus far has been primarily a detective tale centering on nerd culture, B-movies, and the film industry in general Now, we have an action issue focused upon our heroes fighting off the eponymous Headsman. It's a good issue, and the change of pace is welcome It gives a quicker pacing and a cathartic release[...]
Joss Whedon to EP Dark Comedy Series 'Pippa Smith: Grown-Up Detective' for Freeform
Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Freeform and Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon are teaming up to develop another female-led series for the network — but half-hour dark comedy series Pippa Smith: Grown-Up Detective is just a little bit different from the others The project originates from creators Siobhan Thompson and Rebecca Drysdale; with Whedon and[...]
Abbott #4 cover by Taj TenfoldAbbott #4 cover by Taj Tenfold
I say this because I want to make it clear that this isn't me holding some grudge against either creators or the premise of Abbott. The premise, lead character, and many elements of Abbott are the hallmarks of a good reporter detective book There is social and racial strife, the main character is complex and compelling,[...]
Dry County #2 cover by Rich Tommaso
The comic itself is a rather dull detective story with a quirky amateur-investigator protagonist and an unabsorbing mystery. The comic should work better than it does It centers around a surprisingly grounded mystery, the protagonist acts like the lead of Sunset Boulevard even though the world looks more like Hotline Miami with significantly less bloodshed. However, I[...]
Lord of Gore #3 cover by Daniel Leister
It also looks at the nepotism inherent in it all and more on how cutthroat it all can be. The detective angle of the comic is expanded upon in this issue, as much of its run time is spent on investigating the backstory and history of the actors and production behind the titular film franchise. This does[...]
Incognegro: Renaissance #2 cover by Warren Pleece
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 cover by Warren Pleece Incognegro: Renaissance #2 continues off the critical concept-rich first installment with a more traditional noir reporter-detective narrative The idea and implication of passing is[...]
Morning Star #1 cover by Paskal Millet
There is unrest between the realms of the living and the dead, and Morning Star intends to discover its origins. Morning Star #1 cover by Paskal Millet Morning Star mixes mysticism and Western-esque detective stories to weave a low-key tale of supernatural investigators It certainly takes some notes from B.P.R.D and Hellblazer for its premise and measures[...]
Batman: Detective Comics #974 cover by Guillem March and Jason Wright
However, Azrael and Batwing take Batwoman's side. Later, Spoiler confronts Red Robin on the destructive behavior he is fostering by remaining with Batman. Batman: Detective Comics #974 cover by Guillem March and Jason Wright Detective Comics #974 delivers a cathartic aftermath issue to the events of "Fall of the Batmen." Batman, Orphan, and Red Robin lash out at[...]
Batman #38 cover by Tim Sale and Dave Stewart
Batman is called to investigate the grizzly murder of a child billionaire's parents. Needless to say, this case connects with Bruce Wayne on a very personal level. Does this make for a good read?
NBC Takes Its Turn At A 'Nancy Drew' Reboot Series
Though NBC is developing the property for broadcast, it appears CBS Television Studios will remain attached to produce. In this version, the author of the famous female teen detective book series finds herself caught up in the middle of a real-life murder mystery When the situation becomes more than she can handle, she turns to her two[...]
Tommy Castillo
And at a table full of people, Tommy became the center of attention telling story after story and making us all laugh. Career wise I can tell you that Tommy worked on a heck of a lot of titles: Batman Detective; Legends of the Dark Knight; Toetags, with Horror legend George Romero; Evil Ernie; Tales From the[...]