a Hardcover Graphic Novel Releasing October 2018

–“Brawny-not-brainy private investigator, Frank N. Stein, uncovers the dirty little secrets of Monstertown, one classic short story at a time.”–


Los Angeles, CA (September 17th, 2018) – Frank N. Stein: Private Eye is an all-new, 64 page hardcover graphic novel scheduled to drop on Halloween (October 31st), 2018, courtesy of Darby Pop Publishing. This collection of short stories filled with horror and humor was written by Keith Champagne (Superman, JSA, Green Lantern), with interior and cover art by Dev Madan (Batman & Robin Adventures, Plastic Man, Zombie Camp).


Logline: In the city of Monstertown, private dick Frank N. Stein takes the cases no one else will while nursing both a broken heart and a tepid milkshake.


Series Synopsis: Frank N. Stein has the face of a monster, the brain of a stranger, and the soul of a poet. Currently, Frank ekes out a living as a private detective on the hardscrabble streets of Monstertown – a nexus where all the fictional characters in the world co-exist. Whether you’re a fairy tale princess, a superhero, or a mythical beast, everyone has a secret. And for a few dollars and a milkshake, Frank N. Stein just might be willing to uncover yours.


Frank N. Stein: Private Eye is a comic fan’s dream as it drops one of the world’s most famous anti-heroes into various genres – noir, fairy tale, superhero, high school, and classic cartoon,” explained Jeff Kline, founder of Darby Pop Publishing. “And its creation was a true labor of love for Keith and Dev; this is the “alien baby” the two of them had been hoping to give birth to for years.”


The Frank N. Stein: Private Eye hardcover hits comic book stores, bookstores, and select online retailers on October 31st, 2018 and will be available for the suggested list price of $19.99. It can be ordered by retailers from Diamond Book Distributors with Diamond Code {AUG18 1807}.


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