NEW YORK CITY, 1951: Mike buries his father and Ginsburg buries the lede making his sales pitch. Will TV be an East Coast or West Coast medium? And in a pile of filthy photographs Mike finds one image that is really and truly shocking.

Story by Matt Fraction
Art by Howard Chaykin

Price: $3.50
iFanboy Community Pick of the Week Percentage: 0.4%


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  1. Ok. Missed #1 and I’ll definitely be looking for this.

  2. Ok Paul Montgomery, this has to show up in “covers of the week”! =)

    Gotta love Chaykin.

  3. I didn’t like the first issue, but since I’m really enjoying everything else Fraction is writing right now I’ll give this one more shot.

  4. Comics by Howard Chaykin is always a good thing.

  5. Kinky cover!

    Loved the last issue, looking forward to this one!

  6. Noir Live Sci-fi tv comic=awesome

  7. That outfit looks like Chaykin’s favorite sexy get-up.

    Feel like I’ve seen it many times before.

    I think I’ll trade-wait.

  8. I was debating picking this up again. Then, I saw the cover.

  9. Solid issue. Honestly not sure where it’s going, but that’s a good thing!

  10. Absolutely loving this. One of my favorite new comics this year. From working in live television, I really get a kick out of the TV scenes.

  11. Not sure about this one still, Fraction is on fire right now but so far this is not doing it for me, the covers are great but the line work inside is not to my taste, the concept seems interesting but so far the execution has not made me want to keep coming back.

  12. Avatar photo Paul Montgomery (@fuzzytypewriter) says:

    This book is for me. Head over heels for it.

    • JML ( says:

      Me too. I love seeing a project that forces Fraction to play it a little bit straight too — which isn’t to say that this comic is humorless, ’cause it certainly ain’t. It just feels like as a writer he’s getting to stretch muscles he doesn’t get to work out on his superhero books or his zany, more metafictional work, and that’s always thrilling to watch.

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