The Short Con (Pops and Branwell Mysteries #1) (Paperback)

By Aleks Sennwald (Artist), Pete Toms

Floating World Comics, 9781681480084, 48pp.

Publication Date: March 28, 2017

List Price: 9.95*
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"True Detective meets Encyclopedia Brown but set in a girls' orphanage." --Rich Barrett, Mental Floss

A loving and hilarious pastiche of the detective genre. Legendary kid detective "Pops" Popowski prefers to work alone. But when she's saddled with a rookie partner named Mary Branwell, Pops won't stop until she discovers who offed Mary's parents, whether Branwell wants her to or not.

Aleks Sennwald is a writer and storyboard artist for the hit TV show Adventure Time. Pete Toms is the Ignatz-nominated author of In Post. The Short Con is their first graphic novel.

About the Author

Artist Aleks Sennwald is a writer and storyboard artist for the smash-hit TV show Adventure Time. Her illustration clients include The New York Times, The New Yorker, Cricket Magazine, and more. The Short Con is her first graphic novel. Writer Pete Toms is the Ignatz-nominated cartoonist known for his sardonically humorous comics ON HIATUS, IN POST (selected as a notable comic in the Best American Comics 2015) and others, which deftly walk the line between contemporary and science fiction.