Crossroad Blues: A Nick Travers Graphic Novel

Ace Atkins (Author) Marco Finnegan (Artist)
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Description

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

Price
$14.99  $13.79
Publisher
Image Comics
Publish Date
May 01, 2018
Pages
144
Dimensions
6.0 X 0.6 X 8.9 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781534306486
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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.

Reviews

"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