Ivan Monk

Created by Gary Phillips "Who's the man with the donut shop and the sense of responsibility? --Monk! --Daaamn right!" -sub-title of interview with Phillips on Troutworks ¬† One of the more politically charged of the post-Easy Rawlins¬†nineties mini-boom of black eyes was battle-weary, middle-class, fortyish IVAN MONK, the star of of four ambitious, highly-acclaimed and … Continue reading Ivan Monk

Nate Hollis

Created by Gary Phillips Los Angeles writer Gary Phillips, the creator of black private eye Ivan Monk, is no stranger to comics. Which may explain why the comic book exploits of private eye NATE HOLLIS in Angeltown from DC Comics' Vertigo imprint smacks the sweet spot with a vengeance. Originally, the star of the series … Continue reading Nate Hollis