Neil Hammond

Created by Jules Feiffer "I could kill her." -- Annie on her mother Unlike his first foray into P.I. fiction, Ackroyd (1977), cartoonist Jules Feiffer's 2014 graphic novel Kill My Mother drew pretty much unanimous praise, and was named one of the year's best books of the year by both Vanity Fair and Kirkus Reviews. It's … Continue reading Neil Hammond

Jack Herriman

Created by Ed Brubaker Troubled, one-eyed JACK HERRIMAN runs a small, one-man detective agency in San Francisco with the aid of his uncle Knut, a once famous crime scene photographer, and Molly, his uncle's sweetie, in Scene of the Crime: A Little Piece of Goodnight, an intriguing 1999 four-part comic series from the folks at … Continue reading Jack Herriman

Jenner Faulds (Fairlady)

Created by Brian Schirmer Every fantasy epic ends with a war. But what happens when the war is over? All set for a female comic book private eye in an ongoing fantasy series that pitches itself as “Magnum P.I.  meets Fables”? That's the concept behind Fairlady, a 2019 Image Comics fantasy offering. The war is … Continue reading Jenner Faulds (Fairlady)

Joe Golem

Created by Christopher Golden and Mike Mignola Known mostly for his comic book appearances, "occult detective" JOE GOLEM actually made his debut in Joe Golem and the Drowning City (2012), an illustrated prose novel by co-created by comics scribe Mike Mignola and novelist Christopher Golden and , and was only later transposed to the comics page in … Continue reading Joe Golem

Michael Shayne

Created By Brett Halliday Pseudonym of Davis Dresser, who also wrote as Asa Baker, Mathew Blood, Kathryn Culver, Don Davis, Hal Debrett, Peter Field, Anthony Scott, Anderson Wayne (1904-1977) One of the most popular private detectives ever, red-haired Miami P.I. MICHAEL SHAYNE has had a long, successful, multi-media career. Shayne made his debut in the … Continue reading Michael Shayne

Paul DeSanto

Created by Steve Niles & Scott Morse "His body looked like it had been fed through a sausage press." When a man's partner is killed, you're supposed to do something about it. Right? So when Los Angeles private dick PAUL DeSANTO discovers one of his operatives, Lou "Potbelly" Sanders, dead in a Hollywood alley, he figures he … Continue reading Paul DeSanto

Mike Fallon

Created by Scott Morse and Steve Niles In early 2011, Pixar artist Scott Morse and comic book writer Steve Niles (best known for 30 Days of Night and Criminal Macabre, which features ghost-busting P.I. Cal McDonald) announced they would be teaming up to create a new monthly comic book series, Crime and Terror. "We'll be smacking you … Continue reading Mike Fallon

Cal McDonald

Created by Steve Niles  Booze and pills are the least of his demons... CAL McDONALD is another eye chasing things that go bump in the night, a sort of unlicensed private occult detective who appears in a string of novels and decidedly adult comic Criminal Macabre series by Steve Niles. With his zombie traveling companion … Continue reading Cal McDonald

Gai Kurusawa

Created  by Tensai Okamura "I hate this season. The weather sucks up all the slime and filth in the streets and pours it back down on ya. But then, that's what this city's all about. Name's Gai Kurasawa, private eye. I've spent my life in this concrete merry-go-round watching the same crimes play out year … Continue reading Gai Kurusawa