Tim Broderick Cash & Carry

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Cash & Carry

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There's a lot David Diangelo doesn't know about his latest Odd Job. He doesn't know how many people are trying to intercept him and the case he carries. He doesn't know the case he's been hired to deliver to a law firm in Las Vegas is emptya decoy. And he doesn't know that the road ahead holds only pain, heartache...and murder.

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About the Author:

Born and raised in a suburb bordering Chicago, Tim Broderick attended high school in the city, then earned a journalism degree from Eastern Illinois University, graduating in 1984 with numerous awards for cartooning. Tim began work as a newspaper artist, but he was drawn to an emerging form embodied by Art Speigleman's "Maus" and Fantagraphics' "Love & Rockets" during comics' "black and white explosion" of the mid-eighties. When the movement died out, Tim put aside the story he had been developing: "Riot 57," featuring an early version of his character David Diangelo. A flood in the '90s destroyed all his artwork, including "Riot 57." He had nothing to show to his children. That led Tim to develop a series for the web. "Lost Child" debuted in 2000 and quickly gained a loyal following and critical attention. Today, Tim has completed three graphic novels and is working on his fourth, "Children of the Revolution."

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"Old-fashioned cloak-and-dagger stories are rare in graphic novels, in which flashier, otherworldly scenarios usually trump more prosaic ones. In this tale of intrigue and double-crossing industrial spies, the artwork takes a backseat to a down-to-earth, gripping story line. Broderick¹s boxy, minimalist pen-and-ink drawings may not win any artistic awards, but his sure command of plot and dialogue has already earned him an option from Warner Brothers for a possible TV series based on Diangelo's unusual escapades." --Booklist

With a clear, cartoony style and solid storytelling, Tim Broderick entices you into the seamy world of Odd Jobs. --Gene Yang, National Book Award nominee and winner of the American Library Association's Printz Award for American Born Chinese

A deceptively textured commentary on the vagaries of modern life and the loss of privacy, CASH & CARRY is a fine blend of comic strip and corruption, of panic and paranoia. It's both fun and frightening. --Reed Farrel Coleman, Shamus, Barry, and Anthony Award-winning author of Soul Patch

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