Spencer and Locke by David Pepose
Diamond Book Distributors
Comics & Graphic Novels , General Fiction (Adult)
Pub Date 15 Aug 2017
Part noir thriller, part homage to comic classic Calvin & Hobbes, Spencer & Locke is a comic for grown ups who remember what it is to be a child, to need support when none was there. Locke is Calvin as an adult, but this Calvin has a far more tragic history. His Hobbes, a panther named Spencer, has accompanied him through an abusive childhood and is now his partner and fellow detective. Locke may be delusional but his delusions work for him.
When an old flame is murdered, Locke and his partner Spencer have to dig in an unpleasant past to find a murderer and save a young girl. Expect plenty of action - gunfights, car chases, etc..Also, you can expect plenty of images reminiscent of Bill Waterson, but somewhat darker, as Locke does what is necessary for him to cope, from late night wagon rides to boxes that may change everyt...