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A young boy puts a gun in his mouth and pulls the trigger. The police don’t care. Not about his death or the death of his best friend two months earlier. The dead boy’s mom seeks help from an old flame that’s employed as a detective. What she doesn’t know is that he suffers from acromegaly—a physical deformity resulting in brutish facial features at mid-life. Will his freakish appearance get in the way of solving the case?

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Definitely not what I thought it would be. 0

THE STORYOxel is a private detective who is hired by a old college flame to figure out why her son killed himself, what link there may be between her son’s death and his best friend’s suicide two months earlier, and why won’t the police investigate the case?THE GOODThere are some comics that are just well-written and put together with a great deal of care, and they don’t get read by many people and The Creep may be one of those books. John Arcudi does a really good job at setting up the story an...

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A hard to digest but good story, nonetheless 0

The Creep follows a private eye named Oxel, who has a physical deformity, as he investigates two seemingly unrelated teenage suicides at the request of an old high school flame of his named Stephanie Brinke. As it turns out, her son was one of the victims, and she, knowing his profession, asked for his help. Not too much happens in terms of what Oxel’s investigation uncovers but the issue doesn’t drag. The book unfolds at a nice, natural pace and we are gradually introduced to other characters t...

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