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"What if the sexy Russian femme fatale was actually the maincharacter?"Mysterious young heiress Contessa Annika Malikova has beenpart of Manhattan high society for several years... but if they knew the truth,her dinner companions would faint! The white-haired Contessa is in fact thenotorious criminal "BABOUSHKA"— a former Moscow gang leader, now livingin exile!But Baboushka's retirement is about to be shattered, as the USgovernment has somehow discovered her true identity, and blackmails her intoworking for them! Now she must infiltrate a secret conclave of global crimelords, on a cruise liner, to retrieve information for the Americans. But nobodyreckoned on the boat being hijacked by pirates...Suitable for teens andup, CODENAME BABOUSHKA is an action-packed modern pulp spy thriller from writerANTONY JOHNSTON (THE FUSE, THE COLDEST CITY, ALEX RIDER) and artist SHARICHANKHAMMA (THE FUSE, SHELTERED, KILL SHAKESPEARE), filled with glamour, guns,exotic locations, guns, explosions, high-kicks, and did we mentionguns?THE CONCLAVE OF DEATH collects Baboushka's first 5-issue mission— watch out for her next assignment, GHOST STATION ZERO, in 2016! "Antony Johnston is an award-winning, New York Times bestselling author ofgraphic novels, video games, and books. His graphic novel THE COLDEST CITY isbeing adapted into a film starring Charlize Theron. His epic series WASTELAND isone of only a handful of such longform comic stories in the medium. His firstvideo game, DEAD SPACE, redefined the survival horror genre.
Genre: Comics + Graphic Novels
Sub-Genre: Graphic Novels / Crime + Mystery
Series Title: Codename Baboushka
Publisher: Diamond Comic Distributors
Author: Antony Johnston
Street Date: May 17, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-11-0492
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