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Resident Alien Volume 1: Welcome to Earth

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A stranded alien seeks refuge in the small town of Patience, USA, where he hides undercover as a retired doctor. All the alien wants is to be left alone until he’s rescued. However, when the town’s real doctor dies, “Dr. Harry” is pulled into medical service—and finds himself smack dab in the middle of a murder mystery! Collects issues #0-#3 of the miniseries.

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Kindle Edition, 96 pages
Published March 12th 2013 by Dark Horse Comics
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Silas
Jan 19, 2016 Silas rated it really liked it
This is a fun series of mystery stories, where the main character just happens to be an alien. He looks like one, too, but nobody else sees him as one, since only one in a million people can see through his disguise. That part doesn't really come up much in this volume, though, and it is mostly just a well done murder mystery story. The alien is disguised as a country doctor, and when the town doctor and coroner is murdered, he is asked to step in until a suitable replacement can be found, but ...more
Kym Taborn
Sep 26, 2015 Kym Taborn rated it it was amazing
I just finished up with a series of comic books called Resident Alien. It's a very entertaining and well written series. It's like Murder She Wrote, but instead of the murder mysteries solved by a New England mystery novelist of a certain age, it's an extraterrestrial alien marooned on Earth masquerading as a doctor of a certain age solving murder mysteries while waiting to be picked up. If you are looking for a comic book to read, this is an excellent one for beginnings and for wizened old ...more
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Interesting story and angle. Nice production all around.
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