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Dirk Gently
Dirk Gently's Big Holistic Graphic Novel
By (author): Chris Ryall By (author): Arvind Ethan David Illustrated by: Tony Akins Illustrated by: Ilias Kyriazis
9781631407529 Paperback, Trade English General Trade COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Crime & Mystery Nov 01, 2016
$24.99 CAD
Active 6.63 x 10.19 x 0.5 in 236 pages IDW Publishing
Douglas Adams' holistic detective Dirk Gently has his first two comic book adventures collected here. Containing two stand-alone series, enjoy A Spoon Too Short and The Interconnectedness of All Kings. But that's not all! Also includes bonus material showing a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the DIRK GENTLY TV show.

In A Spoon Too Short, Dirk finds himself investigating a bizarre case of poaching, dumbstruck tourists, and the inner membranes of a rhinoceros’ nose.

In The Interconnectedness of All Kings, Dirk has been forced to leave his beloved England behind, coming to the too-sunny, too-cheery, and altogether too-bizarre-even-for-Dirk city of San Diego, California, where he gets embroiled in three separate (or are they?) cases involving reincarnated Egyptians, golden cell phones, and copycat killers. All this in a new town seemingly incapable of making even a single proper cup of tea.

Arvind Ethan David, is a Malaysian-born British film producer, graduate of Oxford Univeristy, and the founder of Slingshot Productions. He is best known for producing David Baddiel’s The Infidel in 2010. Other feature films he has produced include Tormented starring Alex Pettyfer and French Film starring Hugh Bonneville and Manchester United football legend Eric Cantona. French Film won Best Actor for Bonneville and Best Screenplay for Aschlin Ditta at the 2008 Monte Carlo Film Festival. David also won Best Adaptation at the 2007 LA Weekly Theater Awards for Dirk, based on Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams.

Chris Ryall is the Chief Creative Officer at IDW Publishing and the co-creator of Zombies vs Robots with Ashley Wood. Ryall has also co-created and written Groom Lake, The Colonized, The Hollows, and Onyx, and has also written adaptations of stories by Stephen King, Clive Barker, and Richard Matheson. He is also the co-author of a prose book about comics, Comic Books 101, and has written comics based on the Transformers, the band Kiss, Mars Attacks, Weekly World News, and, currently, Hasbro’s Rom. Ryall and ZvR co-creator Ashley Wood were nominated for the 2006 Eisner Award for “Best Short Story.”

"Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency: A Spoon Too Short keeps the brand burning... poised to reward the reader with further riches." –Comics Bulletin

"Douglas Adams' mad spirit is alive within this work... Verdict: Buy it... Dirk Gently's office hours are open." –Talking Comics

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