Elegantly designed and packaged in a mix of full color and black and white comics, this trio of graphic novels includes Chandler's classic final Marlowe adventure, "The Pencil," adapted from the Raymond Chandler story by award-winning mystery novelist Jerome Charyn and Marvel/DC comics illustrator David Lloyd; "Goldfish," adapted by top British designer Ryan Hughes and "Trouble is My Business" illustrated by Lee Moyer, Alfredo Alcala in a style reminiscent of 30s illustrator J.C. Leyendecker. None of this work has ever been published before and represents the first adaptations of these Chandler stories into comics.
marlowe in three interpretations--all fascinating comics, September 7, 2003 Reviewer: A reader from United States this books collects three top chandler stories in comics form on heavy shiny paper. the adaptations are all terrific and "The Pencil" the adaptation of Chandler's last Marlowe short story is by Jerome Charyn, himself a top mystery writer. The art byRian Hughes for "Goldfish" is stunning. Noted comic book illustrator David Lloyd does Charyn proud with "The Pencil." Well-priced and framed by two Steranko covers.