Jack Lord’s exploits seem mainland generic compared with the “tropical noir” cocktail served up by writer B. Clay Moore and artist Steven Griffin. Oahu, 1953: A scruffy hipster PI named Byrd takes on a stolen-car-recovery case, only to stumble into a mystery involving kidnapping, warrior ghosts, and zombies. First-time writer Moore knows his hardboiled storytelling but is also committed to his backdrop research, even including a retro-Hawaiian culture guide in each issue. Fellow freshman Griffin’s pastel-infused visuals are just tiki-rific. Comic-book ‘em, Danno. (Sorry…couldn’t resist.)
Hawaiian Dick Jack Lord's exploits seem mainland generic compared with the "tropical noir" cocktail served up by writer B. Clay Moore and artist Steven Griffin. Oahu,...Hawaiian DickB. Clay Moore Jack Lord's exploits seem mainland generic compared with the "tropical noir" cocktail served up by writer B. Clay Moore and artist Steven Griffin. Oahu,...2003-04-25
Author: B. Clay Moore
Posted January 17 2015 — 4:48 AM EST
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