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From Alex Segura (Silent City) and Monica Gallagher comes a new original graphic novel about corruption and justice.
Meet Lara Dominguez--a troubled Creighton cops reporter obsessed with the city's debonair vigilante--the Black Ghost. With the help of a mysterious cyber-informant named LONE, Lara's inched closer to uncovering the Ghost's identity. But as she searched for the breakthrough story she desperately needs, Lara will have to navigate the corruption of her city, the uncertainties of virtue, and her own personal demons. Will she have the strength to be part of the solution--or will she become the problem?
Collects Black Ghost series one, #1-#5 in print for the first time.
About the Author
Monica Gallagher is a writer and illustrator with over fifteen years experience making comics with a positive, feminist spin. She has worked for Oni Press, Vertigo, Papercutz, and Valiant, and as well as self-published several of her own mini-comics and books. Currently, Monica has two series comics on Webtoons -- Assassin Roommate (which won a Ringo award in 2018 for Best Hero!), and BOO! It's Sex with Danielle Corsetto. She also co-wrote the first season of the iHeart Radio's Lethal Lit, (mentioned by the New York Times as "A Great Podcast of 2018"!) and Comixology's The Black Ghost series with Alex Segura.
Her most recently published book, Part-Time Princesses, was released by Oni Press and featured on YALSA's The Hub Blog in their "Women In Comics: Princesses With a Twist" article. Monica has also kickstarted and self-published the collected Volume #1 of her webcomics series Bonnie N. Collide, Nine to Five (which was recently reviewed by NPR Books!).
In 2013, Monica started up Bmore Into Comics, a series of small, one-day shows featuring comics creators exhibiting their work in local businesses throughout Baltimore, with the goal of getting more people interested in and reading comics.