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
The Irritating Confidante
John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.
My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s
Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee
Is It Better to Be a Hero Like Batman?
Or an altruist like Bruce Wayne?
Driving in Circles
The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.