This week’s action-packed comic is a romantic thriller with a noir edge. There are bullets, a bar fight, a breakup, and even an existential crisis—not bad for 12 panels! If you’ve never read Joe Lambert’s work, you’re in for a treat. Joe is an exceptionally talented cartoonist whose books include I Will Bite You and Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Helen Keller.
Previous 12 Panel Pitch features:
Lost and Found, a romantic comedy
Radiant, a historical drama
Spy Mice, an animated family adventure
Vampires vs. Zombies, the title says it all
Oh, Brother, My, Sister!, a romantic comedy about a very close family
Meek, robots anxiously await their maker in this sci-fi classic
Neko the Cat: a Japanese horror film with a lot of cats
TODAY IN SLATE
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Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Ridiculously Polite. That’s What Scares Beijing So Much.
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How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.
A Jaw-Dropping Political Ad Aimed at Young Women, Apparently
How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully
On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.