A Magical Noir Mystery!
Posted by Sponsor on June 8, 2021 @ 2:43 am CT
A classical noir story in the vein of The Maltese Falcon and The Long Goodbye, but with a magical twist, The Box was developed by writer Joshua Starnes (Spook) for several years, looking for just the right mix of the occult and the classic detective story.
"This is a special story that's been in my head for a long time," Starnes said. "I've always wanted to do a private detective story and I've been looking at a new way to approach it and this is exactly that. Whatever you think The Box is, it is something different all together."
A perfect fit for fans of The Black Monday Murders or Black Magic, The Box introduces us to a world of monsters and murder right next door to our everyday lives. Starnes is joined by exciting newcomer Raymond Estrada (Cult Heroes) to create a world of tiger headed mobsters, immortal bagmen and crotchety homicide lieutenants.
"I didn’t really know what I wanted the world of The Box to look like until Raymond showed me his portfolio while he was still at The Kubert School," Stand said. "And then I knew right away. The book was written specifically for him.
The Box #1 is solicited in Diamond Comic Distributors’ June 2021 Previews catalog and slated for release in August 2021. Comic fans can preorder copies now from their local comic book store. The Box #1 will also be available digitally through comiXology, Kindle Unlimted, Global Comix, hoopla and other platforms. Red 5 Comics will release the four-issue series monthly from August to November, 2021. Find out more about The Box at https://www.red5comics.com/.
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