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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[...]