Crossroad Blues: A Nick Travers Graphic Novel

Ace Atkins (Author) Marco Finnegan (Artist)
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After a New Orleans college professor goes missing while searching for the rumored lost recordings of bluesman Robert Johnson--who, as legend has it, sold his soul to the devil at a Mississippi crossroads--Nick Travers is sent to find him. Clues point to everyone from an eccentric albino named Cracker to a hitman who believes he is the second coming of Elvis Presley.

From the Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist turned New York Times Bestselling author, ACE ATKINS, and artist MARCO FINNEGAN, comes a thrilling tale of crime and mystery that brings the history of the Blues and the Mississippi Delta to life on every page.

6 x 9 trade paperback trim size.

Product Details

$14.99  $13.79
Image Comics
Publish Date
May 01, 2018
6.0 X 0.6 X 8.9 inches | 0.75 pounds
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About the Author

Ace Atkins earned a Pulitzer Prize nomination in 2001 while at The Tampa Tribune for his investigation into a forgotten murder of the 1950s that later became the basis for White Shadow. The Alabama native, also the author of four Nick Travers novels - Crossroad Blues, Leavin' Trunk Blues, Dark End of the Street, and Dirty South - lives on a farm outside Oxford, Mississippi.

Marco Finnegan is an educator by day and writes and draws comics by night. He lives in Temecula, California.


"To me, Christmas just ain't Christmas without a full glass-no ice, thanks-and some deep blues. Ace Atkins' CROSSROAD BLUES is about as deep as it gets, and I doubt you'll regret it in the morning." -Cully Hamner,
LIBRARY JOURNAL -- Blues historian Nick Travers has been trying to raise funds for a documentary about famous bluesman Guitar Slim but is sidetracked by attempts to locate a particularly well-versed professor of music histor