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Jason Franks is the author of the graphic novels THE SIXSMITHS and McBLACK, as well as numerous short stories in comics and prose. Primarily an author of fiction, he has also dabbled in biography, autobiography and travel writing.

Franks' first novel, BLOODY WATERS, was published in 2012 by Possible Press.

Born in South Africa, Franks grew up in Melbourne, Australia. He lived in the United States for five years, and commuted to-and-from Sweden and the States for another. He travels a lot.


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Here we go again, folks. The next issue of McBlack volume 1 is live on ComiXolgy!


http://cmxl.gy/1oVUBpV


Ahem:


While investigating the disappearance of Duke David Oberg, McBlack follows the clues to a dog park and a monster truck sales yard… but after tangling with a gang of redneck triads and a mixed municipal soccer team, the bodies are piling up faster than the clues. The cas...

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Average rating: 4.29 · 136 ratings · 33 reviews · 11 distinct works · Similar authors
The Sixsmiths Volume 1
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3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2010
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Bloody Waters
4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Kagemono: Flowers and Skulls
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4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2010
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Kagemono: Tooth and Claw
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4.86 of 5 stars 4.86 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2009
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McBlack
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4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2010
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McBlack #1
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3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2012
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0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2010
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Rethinking the Roots of Ter...
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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4.34 of 5 stars 4.34 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Bloody Waters by Jason Franks
" Bloody Waters is the story of Clarice Marnier, a determined and very headstrong guitarist who works hard to become a rock star. A victim of the 'industry', she makes a pact with the devil for a record deal, and what ensues is a meteoric rise to fa... " Read more of this review »
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Cracking action-packed space opera by debut author Amanda Bridgeman.

With the POV sections divided between optimistic young recruit Carrie Wells and the ship's grizzled captain Saul Harris, Bridgeman gives us a terrific view of life on board the ship...more
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Path of night by Dirk Flinthart
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Dirk Flinthart’s Aurealis Award-nominated novel, Path of Night, is a smart, action-packed vampire noir set in Sydney, Australia.
Michael Devlin is a medical student who is accidentally-on purpose dosed with an experimental serum shortly before he is k...more
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Bound (Alex Caine, #1)
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The Last City by Nina D'Aleo
The Last City
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The Last City is an excellent SF-Fantasy adventure novel that runs roughshod over genre boundaries but never fails to deliver on its characters.

Nina D'Aleo drops you right into the action and lets you work out what's happening for yourself. There ar...more
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Realmshift by Alan Baxter
Realmshift (The Balance, #1)
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Alan Baxter's first novel, RealmShift, is a smart, action-packed
multi-genre epic: dark urban fantasy, thriller, noir and horror, all
rolled seamlessly together.

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