A talented young actress becomes fatally ensnared in
London's mysterious and glittery drug culture of the early 20th century.
Trina Robbins' graphic novel adaptation of
Sax Rohmer's sensational 1919 novel, DOPE was both the first novel
to speak openly about the world's international drug trade, and the first story
to center around the death of a celebrity by drug overdose. As for the art, it
is considered by many (including Trina herself) to be her best work ever as an
Trina Robbins has been writing comics and books for over thirty years. She lives in San Francisco, and loves cats and vintage clothing. Her books include The Brinkley Girls, Forbidden City, Chicagoland, Miss Fury, Lily Renee, Escape Artist, and My Boyfriend is a Monster: A Match Made in Heaven.