Ed Brubaker & Sean Phillips discover a diorama of a criminal offense in WHERE THE BODY WAS graphic novel

After collaborating collectively for over 20 years, I don’t suppose extra must be mentioned that hasn’t already concerning the the a number of Eisner Award successful duo of author Ed Brubaker and artist Sean Phillips. At present Picture Comics announced their newest mission, The place the Physique Was. That includes colours by Jacob Phillips, this unique graphic novel is a homicide thriller with “ripples that echo by many years of affection and loss and keenness and violence after one fateful killing.”

Right here’s how Picture Comics describes the graphic novel:

A boarding home filled with druggies. A uncared for housewife. A younger woman who thinks she’s a superhero. A cop who desires to be left alone. And a Personal Detective in search of a runaway woman. These tales all collide one lethal summer time in The place The Physique Was—a story of affection and homicide within the suburbs—informed from a dozen completely different factors of view. All of the neighbors on the block have an opinion concerning the homicide and the way it occurred, however which ones is telling the reality?

Within the official press launch Brubaker revealed the origins of the mission:

“This can be a story I’ve been looking for a strategy to inform for half my life. Impressed by a bunch of untamed issues that occurred after I was a teen in Southern California—from small time crimes to a homicide plot—this ebook is type of a diorama of a criminal offense scene, with all of the motion confined to 1 small neighborhood… And it even comes with a map. I can’t look ahead to our readers to get their fingers on this one, simply in time for the Holidays.”

Search for The place the Physique Was, an unique graphic novel hardcover, to reach in comedian shops on Wednesday, December 6, 2023 and in bookstores on Tuesday, December 12, 2023.