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Book Information: Killing in Comics, a

Killing in Comics, a (2007) [Novel]
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Series: Jack and Maggie Starr
Part: 1

Summary (From the publisher):

Manhattan, 1948. Wonder Guy, soaring superhero, represents all that is good about postwar America. But underpaid cartoonists Harry Spiegel and Moe Shulman feel bad about publisher Donny Harrison making a killing from their creation. Then, celebrating his birthday dressed in Wonder Guy's signature caped costume, Donny suddenly collapses onto a cake knife - and discovers the super suit does not grant him the hero's invulnerability.

Glamorous Maggie Starr is America's most famous ex-striptease artist. In a way the diva is still "stripping" running her late husband's newspaper syndicate, distributing the Wonder Guy comic strip. Stepson Jack Starr, her V.P. and chief troubleshooter, doesn't need X-ray vision to see Donny's "accident" is murder. Together, they must find a killer among cartoonists, wives, mistresses, and minions of a different sort of "syndicate" suspects with motives that are anything but superheroic.

A new kind of mystery novel featuring comic art by Terry Beatty, co-creator of the Ms. Tree series and frequent artist for the Batman comic books.

Original title: A Killing in Comics
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesAmateur

Edition #1: Killing in Comics, a

Killing in Comics, a (2007)
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Language: English

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Killing in Comics, a (May 2007)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Berkley Books
ISBN: 9780425213650
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.3 x 0.7
Pages: 257

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