Femme Noir, as the name would imply, is solid gumshoe-goodness filled genre entertainment. The book and style clearly pay homage to Will Eisner, but it doesn't get lost in that feel. Writer Christopher Mills has clearly found his own back beat as the characters rampage through witty dialogue, fun action and the occasional elements of suspense. Here, there are loads of atmosphere and I found myself enjoying the hard boiled storytelling panel after panel.Lots more in the link above.
Sunday, June 08, 2008
Another New Femme Noir Review
This time, Chuck Moore of Comic Related checks in with his thoughts on the first two issues of Femme Noir: The Dark City Diaries: