John “GrimJack” Gaunt

Created by John Ostrander and Timothy Truman "Call me mercenary. Call me assassin. Call me a villain. I am all that and more." GRIMJACK was the titular hero of a hard-boiled mid-80s sci-fi comic book, set in an alternative reality, a weird mixture of Conan the Barbarian and Star Wars, with dashes of every genre … Continue reading John “GrimJack” Gaunt

Regan

Created by Ian Rankin REGAN is a┬áhard-boiled American private eye right out of central casting--or at least a pulp mag from the forties, very much in the Chandler mold, full of world-weariness, wisecracks and similes, is hired to investigate a woman's murder, in Scottish author Ian Rankin's 2012 illustrated novella "The Lie Factory." "The Lie … Continue reading Regan