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The Expert’s Guide To HBO’s ‘True Detective’ And Weird Comic Book Fiction

HBO True Detective Weird Comic Book Fiction Morrison Moore Guide

True Detective creator Nic Pizzolatto has claimed that Alan Moore Moore and Grant Morrison were the first writers to excite him about the possibilities of storytelling.

With everyone looking to solve the many remaining mysteries of True Detective, it’s tempting to ask: are comic books the key? Pizzolatto’s spectacular Moore crib aside, I’d go with with a big no. Ain’t nothing going to settle the debate around Carcosa let alone Marty Hart’s hot dating skills, but comics do represent a largely unexplored and appropriately strange route into the show. So without further ado here’s our by no means exhaustive guide to True Detective and weird comic books.

SPOILER WARNING: The following contains major spoilers for True Detective, Top 10, From Hell and some of The Invisibles.

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Link Ink: ‘Adventure Time’ Flash Drives, ‘The Annihilator’ and ‘Evangelion’ Ice


Collectibles: New Adventure Time Mimobot USB flash drives (pre-loaded with AT content) are on the way from Mimoco, with an exclusive Fiona variant being sold at Comic-Con this July.

Upcoming: Stan Lee is apparently involved in making a $100 million movie with China's state-run National Film Capital called The Annihilator...

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Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – Oct. 19, 2011: Nothing More to Fear


Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week.

* Meta-
% Mice
¢ Madness
£ Min(n)i(e)
^ Cold climates

£ 15 LOVE
A paperback collection of the long-delayed Andi Watson/Tommy Ohtsuka quasi-sports-manga miniseries about the future Millie the Model and her career as a tennis prodigy. Watson also con...

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Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – December 22, 2010: He Will Hit You With His Axe


Savage Critic and "Reading Comics" author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week.

* Hero vs. the supernatural
% Hero vs. technology
^ Hero vs. thing with tentacles
¢ Hero vs. Jap...

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Hot Ink — The Unwritten #9, Barack the Barbarian #4, Neonomicon Hornbook


INSTANT CLASSIC - The Unwritten 9

I know that I've talked a lot about Mike Carey and Peter Gross' Vertigo series lately, and I'd normally be hesitant to cover the same book over and over again in this space...

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