The GeeksversePREVIEW | Deceivers (BOOM! Studios)

PREVIEW | Deceivers (BOOM! Studios)
Published on Monday, December 22, 2014 by
Just in time for last-minute holiday shopping is this paperback collection of Deceivers by Steven Grant (Punisher: Circle of Blood, 2 Guns) and Jose Holder (Afflicted, Mars Attacks the Real Ghostbusters). Includes a cover process gallery by Lorena Carvalho and a character design gallery by Russell Dauterman.

  • Deceivers_TPB_V1_coverAStory: Steven Grant
  • Illustrations: Jose Holder
  • Colors: Kelly Fitzpatrick
  • Character designs: Jose Holder, Russell Dauterman
  • Format: 192 pages, full color, trade paperback
  • List price: $19.99
  • Sale date: 24 December 2014
  • Publisher’s description: Lincoln McCord and Prince Adony Zaruka are two American con men living abroad in Europe, posing as an oil magnate and the descendant of royalty so they can enjoy the high life by leeching off the European elite. But when an international thief begins wreaking havoc on their marks, the deceivers are enlisted by a rogue CIA agent to help entrap the target. Collects the complete miniseries.
  • From our review of Deceivers #1: [Writer Steven] Grant and artist Jose Holder are so good at their craft that one can’t help but be impressed by their technical prowess, even on a project that seems to be intended to be little more than an elaborate storyboard for the inevitable Deceivers film adaptation. Grant has mastered the rhythms of the Hollywood actioner dialogue and the pacing of the mid-budget summer movie release, while Holder might just be the best renderer and visual storyteller Grant has collaborated with in his time creating properties with BOOM! Studios. This is solid, solid work from two pros who know what they’re doing…

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