We’ve been talking up a book called Carver for a while here at the Beat. It’s the work of Christopher Hunt, one of the fast rising young guns of comics. The first issue, published by Z2 is out today, and it has a Paul Pope back up story and variant cover. And it all looks nice.

The story involves Francis Carver, a tough guy with a mysterious past in 20s Paris and his noir-esque adventure to help the only woman he has ever loved. It’s a stylish throwback adventure with art to match.

You can see longer previews here and here.

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