The late hard-boiled mystery writer Dan Marlowe is getting a lot of attention this week. That’s good, because in a few months I’m going to publish a biography: Gunshots in Another Room: The Forgotten Life of Dan J. Marlowe. As I mentioned below, the Los Angeles Review of Books has published my article about him, called “The Wrong Marlowe.” And the latest issue of the graphic novel Fatale (Fatale No. 3) is carrying a shorter article I did on Marlowe. Fatale is the brainchild of writer Ed Brubaker, who has “rock star” status in the world of comics, and rightfully so. Here’s the cover of Fatale No. 3:
And here are the first two pages of the article (art by Sean Phillips).