Memorable as the "Telltale Heart," Poe is doing a splendid Sherlock Holmes and investigating crime. It's dark, delicious and, of course, writers always see the best clues!

Edgar Allan Poe teams up with his brother, a constable, to investigate a murder. Using the observation skills that make him a memorable and passionate author along with the power to see the paranormal remnants of a spectral past, he finds clues that practically beg to be revealed. In this first issue, we meet the players, see Edgar's talent and witness the beginning of an intriguing case. (BOOM, Jul., Comic, 24 pp., $3.99)

Reviewed by: 
Ruth Boven