Item description for Johnny Dynamite by Max Allan Collins & Terry Beatty...
The Wild Man from Chicago! He's rough! He's tough! He's JOHNNY DYNAMITE! A rock 'em/sock 'em private eye from the Windy City, with his best gal, and faithful secretary, Judy Kane by his side, in this hard-boiled Mike hammer-influenced story, Johnny's back in a psychotronic/occult/period piece fighting zombies with crime on their undead minds! From the creators of ROAD TO PERDITION and MS. TREE.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.75" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Apr 29, 2003
ISBN 1932051104 ISBN13 9781932051100
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More About Max Allan Collins & Terry Beatty
Max Allan Collins - NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLING author Max is a prolific American mystery writer who has been called "mystery's Renaissance man." He has written novels, screenplays, comic books, comic strips, trading cards, short stories, movies and historical fiction. He wrote the graphic novel Road to Perdition (which was developed into a film in 2002). He has also written two novel sequels to Road to Perdition - Road to Purgatory and Road to Paradise. He has also served as the creative consultant for a number of major productions, and has written books and comics based on the TV series franchise CSI. More recently, he has written a book, Buried Deep, based on the TV Series Bones.
Max Allan Collins currently resides in Muscatine, in the state of Iowa.
Reviews - What do customers think about Johnny Dynamite?
A Graphic Novel Deserving Of More Attention Jan 8, 2007
I followed the four part Johnny Dynamite mini-series when Dark Horse published it back in 1994. It struck me as a cross between James Ellroy and "Kolchak The Night Stalker". Terry Beatty's artwork recalled the stiff and static art style from the Charlton Comics era of my youth. I found the compiled version of the series disappointing because the series was originally printed in garish white, black & red, and here it's printed only in black and white. It sounds weird, but I miss the ugly red print, perhaps when it reaches another printing they'll add the third color. I would still recommend this book because it's a great story and the artwork rocks in a funny way, too.