Fogtown

Fogtown

Book - 2010
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Written by ANDERSEN GABRYCH Art by BRAD RADER Cover by LEE BERMEJO Frank Grissel is a hard-knuckled private eye - and a deeply closeted homosexual - set in the very real world of 1953 San Francisco. Aided by his long-suffering secretary (and sometime live-in lover) Loretta, Grissel's search for a runaway girl winds up with his becoming a suspect in a string of gruesome murders. The case takes twists and turns through the Golden Gate's greasy underbelly: the beguiling arms of a Chinese shipping heiress (and smuggler); an unexpected reunion with the daughter he abandoned long ago; the loss of Loretta to the sadistic clutches of the high-powered "Colonel"; and finally to the horrifying, gender-bending truth. On sale AUGUST 17 - 176 pg, FC, $12.99 US MATURE READERS
Publisher: New York : DC Comics, c2010.
ISBN: 9781401229504
1401229506
9781401213848
1401213847
Branch Call Number: GRAPHIC FICTION Gabrych Andersen 09/2010
Characteristics: 175 p. :,ill, ;,21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Konot, Sean
Rivkah 1981-
Rader, Brad

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RacattackForce Jul 13, 2011

While just a random pick-up at the library, I found this comic to be immensely enjoyable. Unfortunately, the description here spoils one of the plot twists, but even then, "Fogtown" is a great crime story that I'd recommend to anyone who loves the genre.

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