The first issue of 19th Century Detective features retired Scotland yard Detective Lane Brain. ( Authors note of claification: The name Lane Brain was originally going to be used in a humor comic strip, but as the character developed it was clear that the 19th Century Detective stories were not going to be humor. However the decision was made to retain the name Lane Brain)
Book one is thirty two pages, standard comic book size, with full color front and back covers. The title is THE GRAYBRIDGE TERROR! (Click here to see a scan of the cover.) This issue is written and penciled by Larned Justin, with inks and letters by Tim Corrigan. 19th Century Detective, The Graybridge Terror, is a solid detective story with a little horror/fantasy thrown in.
You can see a random page from issue one by clicking here.
Book one of 19th Century Detective is now available for purchase go to ordering info!
The second issue of 19th Century Detective features Professor John Leesburg in a story called An Insane Army. Someone has assisted in the escape of some of the most notorious criminally insane prisoners that England has ever captured! What could the motive for these escapes be??? Issue two, currently available!!, will answer that question.
Dan Taylor has designed a new masthead for 19th Century Detective Comics check it out here