Cover image for Abbott / written by Saladin Ahmed, illustrated by Sami Kivelä, colored by Jason Wordie ; lettered by Jim Campbell.
Title:
Abbott / written by Saladin Ahmed, illustrated by Sami Kivelä, colored by Jason Wordie ; lettered by Jim Campbell.
ISBN:
9781684152452
Publication Information:
Los Angeles, CA : Boom! Studios, a division of Boom Entertainment, 2018.
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
General Note:
Originally published in single magazine form as Abbott, #1-5.
Contents:
just my imagination -- Do right woman -- Ball of confusion -- Makes me wanna holler -- Someday we'll be together.
Abstract:
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 Kivelä 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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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 ( Star Wars: Canto Bight, Black Bolt ) and artist Sami Kivelä ( Beautiful Canvas ) 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.