Webster Dodge (Dodge’s Bullets)

Created by Jay Faerber Can you turn it up to 11? WEBSTER DODGE is a rockin' young Seattle private eye, in his mid-to-late 20s, who's not real big on authority figures, in Jay Faerber's original graphic novel Dodge's Bullets (2004). Despite the fact that Faerber made his name with assorted spandex-clad mutants and teen titans, … Continue reading Webster Dodge (Dodge’s Bullets)

Leo Waterman

Created by G.M. Ford Should you judge a private eye by the company he keeps? A hapless, rumpled, heart-on-his-sleeve, middle-aged, grumpy smart-ass, Seattle private eye LEO WATERMAN stumbles from one quixotic case to another, in this highly-entertaining, sometimes laugh-out-loud funny, critically-acclaimed series, by G.M. Ford. Aiding him in his escapades are "the boys," a gang … Continue reading Leo Waterman

Frank Corso

Created by G.M. Ford FRANK CORSO is a reclusive renegade newshawk with a conscience. As an up-and-coming journalist in New York City, he became involved in a nasty libel suit which cost him his reputation and almost his career. Tail between his legs, he ended up on the west coast working for the third-rate Seattle … Continue reading Frank Corso

Harry Nile

Created by Jim French (1928-2017) Not all radio detectives are only available in re-runs from sometimes dubious old-time radio outlets. Here's one radio detective still very much on the case. HARRY NILE, a fictional private detective in Los Angeles and Seattle during the 1940's and 50's, is the title character of a long-running and much … Continue reading Harry Nile

Carl Kolchak

Created by Jeff Rice "I promised I'd show up with a haircut, a new hat, and a pressed suit...┬ábut I lie a lot." -- Carl Kolchak Poor CARL KOLCHAK. A wise-cracking, would-be hard-bitten newsman in a battered seersucker suit and straw boater hat, Kolchak would have been right at home in a 1940's newspaper flick. … Continue reading Carl Kolchak

Van Shaw

Created by Glen Erik Hamilton Cold, relentless and tougher than dirt, Army Ranger and reportedly former thief VAN SHAW hits the sweet spot somewhere between Stark's Parker and Child's Jack Reacher, albeit with a veneer of vulnerability (and sentimentality) unimaginable in the other two men, thanks to the shitload of PTSD he lugged back from … Continue reading Van Shaw