Preview: Classic Crime-Noir And Femme Fatales In ‘Vic Sage ‘The Question: The Deaths of Vic Sage’ #3
by Olly MacNamee
One of the great things about DC Black Label is that this imprint not only allows some of comicdom’s best current crop of top talent take on some of America’s most iconic characters out of continuity, but it also give a voice to some of the greats still out there with the crime-noir series The Question: The Deaths of Vic Sage being one such title. Out June 16th from DC Black Label, here’s a preview of the new issue from Jeff Lemire, Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz with a Howard Chaykin variant cover. a man born to draw femme fatales and hard-boiled detectives.
It’s 1941, and Hub City is on the brink of a world war…and private eye Charlie Sage is on the brink of unraveling an enormous conspiracy! If he could just get that mysterious dame in red to talk-and keep his kneecaps intact, what with that strike-busting muscle coming up behind him – then maybe, just maybe, he can break the terrible cycle that keeps leading him back, through the ages, to his own death…