Re: RARA-AVIS: Noir comics (was: The Dark Knight, etc)

Date: 27 Jul 2008

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    In a message dated 7/27/08 7:36:36 AM, writes:

    > Have you read Rucka lately?  I don't know about his early run on
    > Batman, but his first issue would have been 8 or 9 years ago, and he's
    > been working steadily since.  He's done some Batman stories that are
    > considered among the best contemporary work, and also collaborated
    > with Brubaker on 'Gotham Central,' a series about Gotham cops, which
    > is more police procedural than noir -- and would really be a great
    > recommendation for anybody who enjoyed the law enforcement aspects of TDK.

    Rucka's British spy series QUEEN & COUNTRY is hard boiled and very close to noir. as is WHITE OUT, featuring a female U.S. Marshal in Antarctica

    John Lau

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