Scalped. 3, Dead mothers

Format: Print Book 2008
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library First Floor - Graphic Series GRAPHIC SERIES Scalped
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  First Floor - Graphic Series
 
Call Number  GRAPHIC SERIES Scalped
 
 
Summary
Jason Aaron, the hot new writer of the critically acclaimed graphic novel, THE OTHER SIDE, teams with gritty artist R.M. Guera for an intense crime drama that mixes organized crime with current Native American culture. In this third volume of the acclaimed SCALPED series, on the day after the grand opening of a new casino, undercover FBI agent Dashiell Bad Horse's home reservation wakes up to find that two women have been murdered during the night. It's up to Dash to find the killers and, in the process, come to grips with his relationship with his own mother.
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "A fantastic combination of art and story, this book is a nasty noir story that could exist as a stand-alone (albeit a very mysterious and existential one). Scalped follows ex-con and war vet Dashiell Bad Horse as he goes undercover at his tribal reservation for the FBI. Being a cop is his cover as he seeks to bust Red Crow, the tribe's chief and the local crime boss-and former boyfriend of Dashiell's mom. As this book, the third collection of the ongoing comic begins, a major character has been brutally murdered, but Dashiell is more obsessed with searching for the killer of a local prostitute and caring for her revenge-obsessed preteen son. Several story lines are juggled, but Aaron provides a tight, twisting script, with sparse, effective dialogue. With the beautiful and deranged artwork, we are treated to a kick-ass mystery, like the movie Seven set on an evil Indian reservation. Giulia Brusco's coloring is indispensable to the story and helps mesh the three contributing artists without wiping out their individual stylistic flourishes. (Oct.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Subjects Indians of North America -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Indian reservations -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Indian reservation police -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Undercover operations -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Casinos -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Organized crime -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Comic books, strips, etc.
Graphic novels.
Publisher New York :DC Comics,2008
Other Titles Dead mothers
Contributors Aaron, Jason.
Leon, John Paul.
Guéra, R. M.
Furnó, Davide.
DC Comics, Inc.
Audience Suggested for mature readers.
Language English
Notes "Scalped created by Jason Aaron and R.M. Guéra."
"Originally published in single magazine form as Scalped 12-18"--T.p. verso.
Description 164 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
ISBN 9781401219192 (pbk.)
1401219195 (pbk.)
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