Neil Patrick Rafferty

Created by Josh Lanyon Pseudonym of D.L. Browne "It was always a dame, wasn't it?" That's the opening line in This Rough Magic (2011), a classic bit that wouldn't have been out of place in a Black Mask story 75 years earlier, but of course in Josh Lanyon's books, it's rarely a dame that the … Continue reading Neil Patrick Rafferty

Untitled Chinese Miss Fisher Project

Based on characters created by Kerry Greenwood Developed for television by Jin Weiyi Coming soon to a television set near you (if you live in China) is Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries. But this is not the one you think, starring the delectable Essie Davis as the crime-busting, murder-solving socialite and private detective. Nope, this one … Continue reading Untitled Chinese Miss Fisher Project

Neil Hammond & Archie Goldman

Created by Jules Feiffer "I could kill her." -- Annie on her mother Unlike his first foray into detective and crime fiction, Ackroyd (1977), cartoonist Jules Feiffer's 2014 graphic novel Kill My Mother drew pretty much unanimous praise, and was named one of the year's best books of the year by both Vanity Fair and┬áKirkus … Continue reading Neil Hammond & Archie Goldman

Nathaniel Dusk

Created by Don McGregor and Gene Colan NATHANIEL DUSK was a 1930's private eye walking the mean streets of Depression-era New York City in two wonderful comic book mini-series put out by DC in the mid-eighties. No masks, no tights, no super-powers, it marked a real return to DC's Detective Comics roots, and the days … Continue reading Nathaniel Dusk