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Chicagoland Detective Agency 1: The Drained Brains Caper

By Trina Robbins
Illustrated by Tyler Page

The Chicagoland Detective Agency book series by Trina Robbins and Tyler Page includes books The Drained Brains Caper, The Maltese Mummy, Night of the Living Dogs, and several more.

Set in present-day Chicago (and surrounding Chicagoland), this graphic novel follows the new girl in town to a summer prep school where she must stop the principal, cafeteria lady, and school psychiatrist from turning the students into a bunch of happy automatons.

  • Combines mysteries with science fiction with graphic novel format. A more modern approach to the graphic novel mystery than Papercutz has taken.
  • Written by Wonder Woman writer, 60s underground comix groundbreaker, and comics historian Trina Robbins.
  • Eisner-nominated artist Tyler Page has a growing on line following.

About the author

Trina Robbins established herself during the underground com ix movement of the 1960s, and in the 1970s published the first all-woman comic book, It Ain't Me, Babe Comix, and the anthology Wimmen's Comix. She was a penciller on Wonder Woman in the 1980s, created the series Go Girl! with artist Anne Timmons for Image Comics, has written numerous nonfiction books for children and adults, and designed Vampirella's costume. She lives in San Franscico with her partner, comics artist Steve Leialoha.

About the illustrator

Tyler Page is an Eisner-nominated and Xeric Grant-winning artist and educator. In addition to publishing his own work, he illustrated the Graphic Universe series The Chicagoland Detective Agency and has created comics and illustrations for a variety of commercial clients. He is also the Director of Print Technology Services at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife, author/illustrator Cori Doerrfeld, and their two children.

ISBN: 9780761356356
Imprint: Graphic Universe – Lerner Publishing Group
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: August 1, 2010
Dimensions: 146 x 216mm, 64pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $12.99
New Zealand RRP: $14.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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