Charles Rowland and Edwin Paine, the dead British teenagers who are alwayson the run from Death, travel stateside to solve a missing persons case. Ourintrepid heroes have been contacted by young Annika Abernathy, a student at aposh International Academy in Chicago. It seems that Annika's best friend hasvanished. For Rowland and Paine to investigate the case properly, they decide toenroll as students at the school. And since it's an all-girls academy, the duois forced to go undercover - in drag. Secret passages, food fights, and far toomany fashionistas abound as the Dead Boy Detectives solve the case and learn alot about life from the precocious daughters of international ambassadors andfamous rock stars.
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
Goth culture (Subculture)
-- Comic books, strips, etc.
Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc.
Comic books, strips, etc.
|Publisher|| New York :Vertigo/DC Comics,2005
|Other Titles|| Sandman (Comic strip)
Gaiman, Neil. Sandman.
Suggested for mature readers.
"The Dead Boy Detectives features characters from The Sandman: Season of Mists. The Sandman is created by Gaiman, Kieth, and Dringenberg."
"This manga digest also features an introduction to the Sandman library and an excerpt from Death: At Death's Door, Jill Thompson's first manga digest.
124 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm