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Stumptown, Vol. 1 - Matthew Southworth, Greg Rucka
Stumptown, Vol. 1
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Dex is the proprietor of Stumptown Investigations, and a fairly talented P.I. Unfortunately, she's less adept at throwing dice than solving cases. Her recent streak has left her beyond broke - she's into the Confederated Tribes of the Wind Coast for 18 large. But maybe Dex's luck is about to... show more
Dex is the proprietor of Stumptown Investigations, and a fairly talented P.I. Unfortunately, she's less adept at throwing dice than solving cases. Her recent streak has left her beyond broke - she's into the Confederated Tribes of the Wind Coast for 18 large. But maybe Dex's luck is about to change. Sue-Lynne, head of the Wind Coast's casino operation, will clear Dex' debt if she can locate Sue-Lynne's missing granddaughter. But is this job Dex's way out of the hole or a shove down one much much deeper?
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781934964378 (1934964379)
Publisher: Oni Press
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
Series: Stumptown (#1)
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Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it
3.5 A solid noir in Rose City.
Small confession: while I'd heard of this comic, I wasn't in any rush to read it. But then I saw the trailer for the ABC adaptation and pretty much had to. Glad I did, I have to say. Dex Parios is a P.I. in Portland, OR; apparently is the guardian for her developmentally delayed (I'm not sure, just ...
Crystal Starr Light, Raging Snarky Stormtrooper Pony
Crystal Starr Light, Raging Snarky Stormtrooper Pony rated it
5.0 Greg Rucka, I love you!
Bullet Review:Greg Rucka is DA MAN! WOWEE. He knows how to write the best female characters, without resorting them to simpering wimps that need to hold onto a boy's hands to walk them across a street.Bonus points for this set in Portland, though it was also a bad thing because I kept trying to tell...
Tyson Adams Reviews
Tyson Adams Reviews rated it
4.0 Stumptown, Vol. 1
Rucka has managed to do the down-on-their-luck detective story without coming across as cliche. Good crime story and a good setup for a series worth reading.
the terror of whatever
the terror of whatever rated it
3.0
Casey gave me this book to read. I really loved the art. The story is a little by-the-numbers. Down on her luck PI faces various setbacks as she tries to unravel a mystery about a missing girl. It's not too terribly much of a mystery, and none of the characters really "stuck" for me: there are a doz...
Breaking It All Down
Breaking It All Down rated it
5.0 Stumptown, Vol. 1
Very fun hard boiled PI story. That fact that it's set in Portland, and made by a writer from Portland helps. I'm looking forward to whenever the next graphic novel in the series comes out, because this is great, and I look forward to reading more.
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