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In New York City, a killer known as "Henry The Eighth" leaves a trail of decapitated corpses — keeping the severed heads to use for unknown purposes. NYPD Detective Adam Kamen leads the investigation, until a seemingly unrelated freak incident leaves him with a brain injury in the section known as "Brodmann Area 10." When he recovers, Adam's perceptions of time are altered. He becomes slowly convinced that his bizarre condition could be tied directly to the "Henry" case — and that the key may lie in the ancient, mystical practice of trepanation.

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A killer known as "Henry the Eighth" leaves a trail of decapitated corpses. There are no apparent clues, except that he keeps the severed heads to use for purposes unknown.

For NYPD Detective Adam Kamen, reeling from a personal tragedy and bitter divorce, cracking the "Henry" case offers a chance to get his life back on track -- until a freak incident leaves him with a bizarre injury to his brain.

hen he recovers, Adam's perceptions of time are altered. He soon becomes convinced that his condition is tied to the "Henry" killings and that the key may lie in the ancient art of "trepanation," the macabre, ritual practice of drilling holes in the skull to achieve enlightenment. Adam must learn to use his strange symptoms to his advantage, in order to stop Henry before he drills again.

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Best graphic novel ever! 0

To me, Chris Samnee's art means tons of nostalgia style, his Pulp/Noir direction is always beautiful to see, it is fluent and well define Detective/Crime story. And Mr. Gage i must say, is a wonderful engaging writer... Giving you the perfect tension of what it's going to happen next page. Just awesome graphic novel. That's all....

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Best graphic novel ever! 0

To me, Chris Samnee's art means tons of nostalgia style, his Pulp/Noir direction is always beautiful to see, it is fluent and well define Detective/Crime story. And Mr. Gage i must say, is a wonderful engaging writer... Giving you the perfect tension of what it's going to happen next page. Just awesome graphic novel. That's all....

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Want a Trepanation? 0

There´s a medical procedure in which the patient gets his skull perfurated called Trepanation. There´s a concept, with some science and experiements backgrounds, that states the existence of a Third Eye, that provides a wider view of life, giving the person a glimpse of probable future, it´s a mind expansion. For more information check it in    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk%3ATrepanation  This is the story about a detective, who´s lost in grief and sorrow, investigating a serial killer who´s...

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