TKO Studios presents "The Banks" by New York Times bestselling writer Roxane Gay (Hunger, Bad Feminist, Black Panther: World of Wakanda) and artist Ming Doyle (The Kitchen).
The Banks is a heist thriller about the most successful thieves in Chicago: The women of the Banks family.
For fifty years the women of the Banks family have been the most successful thieves in Chicago by following one simple rule: never get greedy. But when the youngest Banks stumbles upon the heist of a lifetime, the potential windfall may be enough to bring three generations of thieves together for one incredible score and the chance to avenge a loved one taken too soon."The Banks is the best kind of heist story: a sharp, tight robbery with escalating tensions and threats coming from every direction." - The A.V. Club "It will leave most readers smiling at the end of their journeys with the Banks family." - The Beat TKO Studios recently announced a partnering with MACRO (whose films have garnered nine Oscar nominations and one Oscar win for Viola Davis in FENCES) to produce a film adaptation of the graphic novel. Screenplay to be writen by Roxane Gay.
About the Author
Roxane Gay's writing appears in BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2014, BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES 2012, BEST SEX WRITING 2012, A PUBLIC SPACE, MCSWEENEY'S, TIN HOUSE, OXFORD AMERICAN, AMERICAN SHORT FICTION, VIRGINIA QUARTERLY REVIEW, and many others. She is a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times. She is the author of the books AYITI, AN UNTAMED STATE, The New York Times bestselling BAD FEMINIST, the nationally bestselling WOMEN and The New York Times bestselling HUNGER. Roxane Gay resides in the United States.