Monday, April 12, 2010

Best Mann for the Job: "Sheriff Mann could get killed!"

Best Mann For The Job #54 is now online at There are two bank robbers holed up at a farm, holding the family hostage until they can get medical attention. But the ugly part is that Deputy Todd Baxter -- bitter he lost the election to newcomer Grace Mann -- is using the situation to his advantage. Will the junior deputy be able to stand up to him and warn Sheriff Mann?

Best Mann For The Job stars Grace Mann, a woman with a complicated past who returns home to become sheriff of Hope Falls, Tennessee. (Imagine that T.J. Hooker became the new sheriff of Mayberry.) The serial drama is created by the husband-wife team of mystery novelist Chris Well (Nursing a Grudge) and comics veteran Erica Well (Miller Sisters).

Read the story from the beginning at
Become a fan on Facebook.
More free online comics at

Related links:
James Patterson to Create Comic Books (New York Times)
Donald Westlake: Gone, Not Forgotten
Janet Evanovich brings Alex Barnaby to comics
Mysteries, Models, and Murder! (Marvel Comics' Models, Inc.)
Sherlock Holmes: Don't Call It A Comeback
Adapting Richard Stark's PARKER
The return of FEMME NOIR
Crime writers on PUNISHER (Gregg Hurwitz, Duane Swierczynski, Victor Gischler)
Crime writers who also write comics
Post a Comment

Die Laughing: Funny Crime and Mystery Fiction


A woman with a complicated past returns home to become the small town's new sheriff. Best Mann For The Job is by the writer/artist team of Chris and Erica Well. Read it from the beginning at Watch the trailer on YouTube.