In Odd We Trust Paperback
by Dean Koontz
Illustrated by Queenie Chan
The first graphic novel from Dean Koontz, featuring the famously well-loved character of Odd Thomas. Nineteen-year-old Odd Thomas, a young fry cook from Pico Mundo, California, can see the dead. Beautifully drawn by Australian artist Queenie Chan, this graphic novel tells the story of Odd's race to solve the murder of a young boy whose killer appears to be stalking a second child.
With the help of his beautiful girlfriend Stormy, his friend Police Chief Porter and the ghost of Elvis Presley, Odd must find the killer before he strikes again.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 204 pages, chiefly Illustrations
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Publication Date: 01/07/2008
- Category: Horror & ghost stories
- ISBN: 9780007236961
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Review by adpaton
This manga-style graphic novel features Odd Thomas as a 19-year-old fry cook, working in a pancake parlour, and is apparently the prequel to the later books in the Odd Thomas series.Nothing to qwrite home about but a decent enough story, with pistol-packing girlfriend Stormy [who suffered a traumatic past at the hands of sadistic foster parents] helping Thomas and the police chief gusard Cindy, a girl Stormy has known since their orphanage days together. Cindy, a housekeeper, is being stalked but the police do not take her seriously until she is a few minutes late for work one day and the little boy in her care is found stabbed to death. A pleasant - well, given all the murders pleasant is probablyy not the right word- but unimpressive read.