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3.32 of 5 stars 3.32  ·  rating details  ·  22 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Hollywood in the 1950s is a place of big glamour, small talk, and medium cool. The studios control everything, managing their actors' careers and massaging the image they present to the public. To do this, they need the press onboard, and the one aspect they can't control gossip! This means the most powerful woman in Hollywood is Paige Turner, the celebrity columnist for o ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published October 12th 2004 by Oni Press (first published September 15th 2004)
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Πρόκειται για ένα μικρό graphic novel που τσίμπησα σχεδόν τυχαία με δυο ευρώ από το Μοναστηράκι, πριν από τρία χρόνια, ώστε να εξασκήσω όσο γίνεται περισσότερο τα αγγλικά μου.

Λοιπόν, έχουμε να κάνουμε με μια νουάρ ιστορία που επικεντρώνεται στον κόσμο των σκανδαλοθηρικών εφημερίδων του Χόλιγουντ της δεκαετίας του '50. Η Paige Turner, αρθρογράφος της κουτσομπολίστικης εφημερίδας Innuendo και πραγματική σκύλα, βλέπει να χάνει τα πρωτεία από μια άλλη εφημερίδα, την Scandalous, που βγήκε από το που
Scandalous is a tale from 1950s Hollywood, told from the points of view of Paige Turner, the most powerful gossip columnist in town, and Harry Richards, a PI who gets by selling information about celebrities to the local newspapers, but dreams of something more. Turner enjoys wielding her power against those who oppose her, labeling them communists; Richards is willing to do whatever it takes to bring himself into the limelight. The backdrop of the story is the McCarthy-era communist witch hunts ...more
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Comic book writer whose credits include the Eisner Award nominated Alison Dare, the YALSA listed Days Like This and Lola: A Ghost Story, as well as Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, Love as a Foreign Language and Teen Titans Go, which garnered him a Shuster Award.
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