Goodnight Paradise (Paperback)

Goodnight Paradise By Joshua Dysart, Alberto Ponticelli (Illustrator), Giulia Brusco (Colorist), Steve Wands (Letterer) Cover Image
By Joshua Dysart, Alberto Ponticelli (Illustrator), Giulia Brusco (Colorist), Steve Wands (Letterer)
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"Dysart crafts a story that works as a painful family drama, twisty mystery, and powerful social critique" — A.V. Club

A noir starring an unlikely protagonist who sets out to solve the murder of a young runaway while struggling with mental illness and homelessness.


When down-and-out Eddie stumbles upon the body of a murdered teenage runaway, he vows to bring her killers to justice. His investigation brings him into the darkest truths of his beachside town, where he finds he may be the only one who cares enough to solve this murder.

Written by Joshua Dysart (UNKNOWN SOLDIER, B.P.R.D.), drawn by Alberto Ponticelli (UNKNOWN SOLDIER), colored by Giulia Brusco (SCALPED), lettered by Steve Wands (DESCENDER) and edited by Sebastian Girner (DEADLY CLASS).

About the Author

Joshua Dysart, writer of GOODNIGHT PARADISE for TKO Studios, is a multiple Eisner-nominated writer of books such as HellboySwamp Thing, Conan, Harbinger, Bloodshot, BPRD, and Violent Messiahs. He wrote the critically-acclaimed Unknown Soldier for Vertigo, as well as a graphic novel based on Neil Young’s album Greendale. It spent two weeks at #3 on the New York Times Best Sellers list. In 2017, Dysart received the Dick Giordano Humanitarian Award for his work in bringing stories from destabilized regions of the world to comic books.

Giulia Brusco is Italian and lives in London. She has colored comic books since 2000, working on titles such as SCALPED, DJANGO UNCHAINED, and THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO.

Steve Wands is a Comic Book Letterer, Artist, and Indie author. He works on top titles at DC Comics, Vertigo, Image, and Random House. He’s the author of the STAY DEAD series, co-author of TRAIL OF BLOOD, and is a writer of short stories. When not working he spends time with his wife and sons in New Jersey.

Praise For…

"As compassionate a portrayal of the homeless as any medium has seen in recent years."
— The Beat

"Succeeds in being layered, compulsive and entertaining."
— Tripwire

"Powerful, engrossing and totally original." 
— Darick Robertson (The Boys)

"This [murder mystery] stands apart in how well it encompasses its city, and on the way those Venice Beach characters continue to haunt me after the last panel."
— Doom Rocket

"Joshua Dysart's writing here is strong... It's poignant and timely stuff... Simply put, this comic is as compassionate a portrayal of the homeless as any medium has seen in recent years..."
— Comics Beat

"An uncompromising story... par for the course for Dysart, who's known for tackling topics like living conditions in Uganda and Iraq."
— WMQ Comics

"Excellent work by a master of the craft!"
— Jimmy Palmiotti (Harley Quinn)

Product Details
ISBN: 9781732748521
ISBN-10: 1732748527
Publisher: TKO Studios, LLC.
Publication Date: October 11th, 2018
Pages: 169
Language: English


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