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Abbott / [written by Saladin Ahmed ; illustrated by Sami Kivel�a ; colored by Jason Wordie ; lettered by Jim Campbell].

By: Ahmed, Saladin [author.].
Contributor(s): Kivela, Sami [illustrator.] | Wordie, Jason (Colorist) [colorist.] | Campbell, Jim, 1977- [letterer.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Los Angeles, CA : Boom! Studios, a division of Boom Entertainment, 2018Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781684152452; 1684152453.Subject(s): African American women journalists -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Comic books, strips, etc | Murder -- Investigation -- Comic books, strips, etc | Criminal investigation -- Comic books, strips, etc | Detroit (Mich.) -- Comic books, strips, etcGenre/Form: Graphic novels | Comics (Graphic works) | Paranormal comics | Horror comics | Detective and mystery comics | Historical comicsDDC classification: 741.5/973
Contents:
just my imagination -- Do right woman -- Ball of confusion -- Makes me wanna holler -- Someday we'll be together.
Summary: While investigating police brutality and corruption in 1970s Detroit, journalist Elena Abbott uncovers supernatural forces being controlled by a secret society of the city's elite. In the uncertain social and political climate of 1972 Detroit, hard-nosed, chain-smoking tabloid reporter Elena Abbott investigates a series of grisly crimes that the police have ignored. Crimes she knows to be the work of dark occult forces. Forces that took her husband from her. Forces she has sworn to destroy. Hugo Award-nominated novelist Saladin Ahmed and artist Sami Kivel�a present one woman's search for the truth that destroyed her family amidst an exploration of the systemic societal constructs that haunt our country to this day.
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Originally published in single magazine form as Abbott, #1-5.

just my imagination -- Do right woman -- Ball of confusion -- Makes me wanna holler -- Someday we'll be together.

While investigating police brutality and corruption in 1970s Detroit, journalist Elena Abbott uncovers supernatural forces being controlled by a secret society of the city's elite. In the uncertain social and political climate of 1972 Detroit, hard-nosed, chain-smoking tabloid reporter Elena Abbott investigates a series of grisly crimes that the police have ignored. Crimes she knows to be the work of dark occult forces. Forces that took her husband from her. Forces she has sworn to destroy. Hugo Award-nominated novelist Saladin Ahmed and artist Sami Kivel�a present one woman's search for the truth that destroyed her family amidst an exploration of the systemic societal constructs that haunt our country to this day.

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