Yeah yeah, this week is San Diego Comic Con. Who’s reading comics?! We’re all too busy talking about comics! Well you know what, it’s time to make time to read a comic! We’re still a few days away from the official kick off of SDCC, so instead of sitting at your desk and twiddling your thumbs, relentlessly refreshing the Comics Beat in search of con coverage, kick back and read this free chapter of Oni Press’ Angel City: Town Without Pity, instead!
ANGEL CITY: TOWN WITHOUT PITYWriter: Janet HarveyArtists: Megan LevensColorist: Nick FilardiFinal Order Cutoff: 7/24/17Diamond Order Code: APR171892On Sale Date: 8/16/17Age Rating: MatureGenre: Noir, MysteryPrice: $19.99Synopsis: Introducing ANGEL CITY, a hard-boiled 1930s noir starring Dolores Dare, previous Hollywood hopeful and current enforcer for the Volante mob. When her best friend turns up dead in a dumpster behind the Chinese Theater, Dolores starts her own investigation of the “April Fool’s Killer.” As she gets closer to the truth, Dolores will go up against the studios, the corrupt homicide division, and even her own gangland contacts – and uncover a scandal that shakes the very foundations of Tinseltown.
Alex is the Managing Editor of the Comics Beat. He is also a freelance comics editor with previous credits at Papercutz. He is your go-to fella for creator interviews, conversations about comic book structure, and general DC Comics nerding. Currently geeking out over movies, too.