The Short Con



True Detective Meets Encyclopedia Brown But Set In A Girls Orphanage Rich Barrett, Mental FlossA Loving And Hilarious Pastiche Of The Detective Genre Legendary Kid Detective Pops Popowski Prefers To Work Alone But When She S Saddled With A Rookie Partner Named Mary Branwell, Pops Won T Stop Until She Discovers Who Offed Mary S Parents, Whether Branwell Wants Her To Or Not.Aleks Sennwald Is A Writer And Storyboard Artist For The Hit TV Show Adventure Time Pete Toms Is The Ignatz Nominated Author Of In Post The Short Con Is Their First Graphic Novel.The Short Con

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[Epub] ↠ The Short Con  Author Pete Toms – E17streets4all.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 48 pages
  • The Short Con
  • Pete Toms
  • 18 August 2017
  • 1681480085

10 thoughts on “The Short Con

  1. says:

    A send up of the detective genre in a small book children s graphic novel format by Adventure Time guy Pete Toms and Aleks Sennwald Mary, a rich girl, is recently orphaned, placed into an orphanage that is actually run as a detective agency why Because that s just funny where she is invited to team with Pops Popowski, who specializes in forensics and has decided ...

  2. says:

    I really thought this was a lot of fun A rich orphan girl gets put into an orphanage home below her station and finds the whole thing is run as a detective agency or cop shop Mary becomes the partner of Pops and a girl who specializes in forensics on the homicide team I m not sure the appropriate age range for this as it is a simple entertaining story for kids, but the language is aimedat the higher educated Pops has a habit of calling people names such as Jane Eyre, Gertrude Stein, I really thought this was a lot of fun A rich orphan girl gets put into an orphanage home below her station and fin...

  3. says:

    Really enjoyed all of the characterizations in this graphic novel Each character was memorable and interesting The book also deals very lovingly but playfully with the detective police noir tropes in a way that made me laugh out loud at several points The whimsical drawing style and off the rails i...

  4. says:

    The Short Con has a hilarious and unique sense of humor The book never feels like it s catering specifically to children it s target audience and instead has me laughing over references to Nietche, Truman Capote and Virginia Wolfe, alon...

  5. says:

    Funny, fast read with tons of references that will go over kids heads, but be appreciated by adults.

  6. says:

    Note I accessed a digital review copy of this book through Edelweiss.

  7. says:

    Read it Hilarious Highly precocious detective orphans solving a murder More in this series please, Mr Toms

  8. says:

    Hard boiled with a sense of humor, this book is delightful Little girls will LOVE it and want to be just like the girls in this story.

  9. says:

    Even Better Than the Setup SuggestsO.K., the setup is pretty grabby Mary Branwell, a rich kid newly orphaned as a consequence of her parents mysterious deaths, shows up at an odd orphanage that is home to a child detective agency She s assigned as a new rookie partner to Pops Popowski, the orphanage s crack homicide detective Their first case together Looking into the possible murder of Mary s parents Now, that was quite enough to get me interested in looking at this book What I did not Even Better Than the Setup SuggestsO.K., the setup is pretty grabby Mary Branwell, a rich kid newly orphaned as a consequence of her parents mysterious deaths, shows up at an odd orphanage that is home to a child detective agency She s assigned as a new rookie partner to Pops Popowski, the orphanage s crack homicide detective Their first case together Looking into the possible murder of Mary s parents Now, that was quite enough to get me interested in looking at this book What I did not expect was how shrewd, sharp, edgy, self referential and drop dead funny the writing would be Pops is a mouthy crackerjack, and after a slow start Mary holds her own as Pops partner Within the first few pages we have funny throwaway references to Jane Eyre, Nietzsche, Sylvia Plath, existential angst, orphanages, and Ellio Ness We lear...

  10. says:

    The book opens with a newly orphaned girl staring out a window and remarking on how much she hates life We learn that her name is Mary Branwell and that she is being assigned as a partner to another girl Pop Popowski The nun in charge of the orphanage says that Pops is a weird kid and needs socialization Oh yeah, and they re kid detectives Kid detectives that are going to solve the murder of Mary s...

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