Frank Armstrong has an inoperable brain tumor that-s killing him. In his final days, with his body, senses, and mind failing him, he-s going to do the one thing that he-s never been able to do before- save the girl.
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In Tumor Frank, the main character, is a former detective who now has terminal brain cancer. He has been given a job to find the daughter of a drug dealing criminal he used to connive with. In addition to hunting for this girl, Evelyn, Frank tries to manage chronic headaches, blackouts, and random flashbacks making it exceptionally difficult for him to keep straight in his mind where he really is in his own history. Contrary to the wishes of his employe ...more
From Goodreads: From the Harvey Award-nominated creative team of Elk's Run comes Tumor, the critically acclaimed sensation that was the first graphic novel to debut exclusively on the Kindle E-Book Reader! Tumor is the story of Frank Armstrong, a man at the boot heel of the world, barely scraping up a living as a private investigator in modern day Los Angeles. He finally lands a big case, finding ...more
The art aside, however, this is a great story and character piece. Fialkov uses Frank's brain tumor as more than just a gimmick, but rather as a tool to peel away the layers of his guilt and cynicism, finally exposin ...more
the writing is great and the insightful about the cancer tumor. don't know that i'd like this in a h.s. library, but can reccomend to fans of marlowe and hammett
If you've got the cash for the hardcover, spend it, it is totally worth your pennies!
Great example of art and writing working hand in hand.
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He has written Alibi and Cyblade for Top Cow, Superman/Batman for DC Comics, Rampaging Wolverine for Marvel, and Friday the 13th for Wildstorm. He’s writing the DC relaunch of I,Vampire, as ...more