From the Hard Case Crime imprint, this collects the 3 issues of Walter Hill’s The Assignment. With the upcoming movie starring Sigourney Weaver and Michelle Rodriguez, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on this trade paperback.
This is it – the final issue of The Assignment. Hitman Frank Kitchen is still finding his way with his “new” identity. Look for a full review soon on Retrenders as I read the full trade paperback edition.
Titan Comics imprint Hard Case Crime kicks-off 2017 with a controversial bang! After being abducted and operated on without consent, hitman Frank Kitchen is on a tale of revenge. The Assignment #1 is from filmmaker/producer Walter Hill and French author Matz aka Alexis Nolent with art by Jef.
With a Cinemax television series this season, Max Allan Collins iconic hitman Quarry returns to the pop-culture forefront. Journey back to the origins and first pulp adventure as Titan Books re-publishes the first Quarry novel from 1975.
The sizzling pulp novel “Borderline” by prolific American crime author Lawrence Block sees the printed pages once again after 50 years of being out of print. Four lives intersect on the border towns of El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico.
Marty is a smart professional gambler always looking for a good card game in Juarez. After a couple of years spent in a failed marriage, Meg is looking for some fun and action. The beautiful blonde Lily is looking to make money and get out of the border towns. The insane killer running from the law, Weaver is looking for his next bloody victim. These 4 characters ultimately cross each others’ lives in “Borderline.” The book also includes 3 Lawrence Block short stories: 1) The Burning Fury (1959); 2) A Fire At Night (1958); and 3) Stag Party Girl (1963).