SHAFT: A COMPLICATED MAN TRADE PAPERBACK
Cover: Denys Cowan, Bill Sienkiewicz
Writer: David Walker
Art: Bilquis Evely
Publication Date: October 2015
Page Count: 176 pages
ON SALE DATE: October 21
Who's the black private dick that's a sex machine with all the chicks? Shaft! (You're damn right!) Created by author Ernest Tidyman and made famous in a series of novels and films, iconic hero Shaft makes his graphic novel debut in an all-new adventure. He's gone toe-to-toe with organized crime bosses, stood up to the cops, squared off against kidnappers, and foiled assassination attempts. But who was John Shaft before he became the hardboiled investigator with a reputation as big as New York City itself? Recently arriving home from his tour of duty in Vietnam, his first case - tracking down a missing person for his girlfriend - quickly turns into a matter of life and death, making him a target of gangsters and the police!
Winner of the 2015 Glyph Comics Award for "Story of the Year" and nominated for the 2015 Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity!
"Slick dialogue, superb art, and a central character who's as cool as they come. Need I say more?" - Big Comic Page
"Gives the reader a real sense of John Shaft's character while telling a suspense-filled story." - Rhymes With Geek
"A strong debut from DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT and one that has my attention." - Comic Book Resources
"Believable dialogue, a complex protagonist, massive story potential, and great artwork." - Comic Bastards