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The Human Target Book Two - by Tom King

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  • Christopher Chance has 12 days to solve his own murder!
  • About the Author: Tom King is a comic book writer and novelist, best known for his work at DC Comics including Batman, Mister Miracle and The Omega Men.
  • 200 Pages
  • Comics + Graphic Novels, Crime & Mystery

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About the Book



"Christopher Chance has made a living out of being a human target--a man hired to disguise himself as his client to invite would-be assassins to attempt his murder. He's had a remarkable career until his latest case protecting Lex Luthor when things go sideways. An assassination attempt Chance didn't see coming leaves him vulnerable and left trying to solve his own murder, as he has 12 days to discover just who poisoned him. After discovering clues, the death of a Green Lantern and a torrid romance with Tora Olafsdottir, a.k.a. Ice, DC's top bodyguard may meet his match when Beatriz da Costa, otherwise known as Fire, steps into his life. Only time will tell what secrets this flaming femme fatale might hold, and just how badly The Human Target might get burned. Human Target is a hard-boiled, gritty story in the vein of classic detective noirs, told by bestselling and critically acclaimed creators Tom King and Greg Smallwood!"--Publisher.



Book Synopsis



Christopher Chance has 12 days to solve his own murder! Superstar writer Tom King and acclaimed artist Greg Smallwood continue the noir examination of a classic DC character!

2023 Eisner Winner - Best Limited Series
2023 Eisner Winner - Best Penciller/Inker, Greg Smallwood
2023 Eisner Nominee - Best Writer, Tom King

Christopher Chance has made a living out of being a human target--a man hired to disguise himself as his client to invite would-be assassins to attempt his murder. He's had a remarkable career until his latest case protecting Lex Luthor when things go sideways.

An assassination attempt Chance didn't see coming leaves him vulnerable and left trying to solve his own murder, as he has 12 days to discover just who poisoned him. After discovering clues, the death of a Green Lantern and a torrid romance with Tora Olafsdottir, a.k.a. Ice, DC's top bodyguard may meet his match when Beatriz da Costa, otherwise known as Fire, steps into his life. Only time will tell what secrets this flaming femme fatale might hold, and just how badly The Human Target might get burned.

Human Target is a hard-boiled, gritty story in the vein of classic detective noirs, told by bestselling and critically acclaimed creators Tom King and Greg Smallwood!



About the Author



Tom King is a comic book writer and novelist, best known for his work at DC Comics including Batman, Mister Miracle and The Omega Men. He won Eisner awards for best writer for his work on Mister Miracle and Marvel's Vision. He often relies on his experience as an ex-CIA agent and experiences during the recent conflicts in the Middle East in his writing. King joined the CIA counterterrorism unit after September 11 where he stayed for seven years before writing his first novel, A Once Crowded Sky.
Dimensions (Overall): 10.4 Inches (H) x 6.9 Inches (W) x .7 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.1 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Sub-Genre: Crime & Mystery
Genre: Comics + Graphic Novels
Number of Pages: 200
Publisher: DC Comics
Format: Hardcover
Author: Tom King
Language: English
Street Date: July 18, 2023
TCIN: 88082814
UPC: 9781779520210
Item Number (DPCI): 247-42-9385
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.7 inches length x 6.9 inches width x 10.4 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.1 pounds
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