"Criminal" is a series of knife-sharp, noir-tinged tales about the people who live on the wrong side of the law."In The Dead and the Dying", three crucial players in the world of Criminal are thrust into the spotlight: the bleak tale of Criminal - Coward's grizzled bartender Gnarly; the grim history of alcoholic thief and murderer Teeg Lawless (father of Tracy Lawless, as seen in "Criminal: Lawless"), and a hard-luck femme fatale...By award-winning writer Ed Brubaker ("Gotham Central") and acclaimed artist Sean Phillips ("Marvel Zombies"), this gritty take on society's underbelly also contains exclusive articles on noir cinema by Brubaker, with illustrations by Phillips!
Ed Brubaker is an Eisner award- and Harvey award-winning writer whose work includes Batman, Captain America, Daredevil, Dead Boy Detectives, Deadenders, Gotham Central, Immortal Iron Fist, Lowlife, Scene of the Crime, Sleeper and Uncanny X-Men. Sean Phillips is an acclaimed UK-based artist who began his career with 2000AD. His work also includes Batman, Black Widow, Hellblazer, The Invisibles, Judge Dredd, Marvel Zombies, Spider-Man, Star Wars, Uncanny X-Men, and Wildcats.