Archaia sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Mumbai Confidential Book 1: Good Cop, Bad Cop for you to check out. If the interiors are as good as the cover, I’ll be picking up the book today!

MUMBAI CONFIDENTIAL BOOK 1: GOOD COP, BAD COP
Original Graphic Novel Hardcover
Retail Price: $24.95 U.S.
Page Count: 152 pages
Format: hardcover, 6.625” x 10.25”
Genre: Crime
Ship Date: May 8 in comic shops, May 21 wherever books are sold
Written by Saurav Mohapatra
Illustrated by Vivek Laxman Shinde, with shorts by Vinay Brahmania, Shounak Jog, Sid Kotian, Devaki Neogi and Saumin Patel
Cover by: Vivek Laxman Shinde
Rating: M – MATURE (18 and up, may contain nudity, profanity, excessive violence and other content not suitable for minors)
Synopsis: Five years ago, Arjun Kadam was a rising star in the ranks of the Mumbai Encounter Squad—an elite unit tasked by the powers that be to carry out extrajudicial executions of notorious gangsters. However, the death of his pregnant wife at childbirth derailed his life and set him off on a spiral of depression and drug addiction. When Kadam is the victim of a hit-and-run, he falls into a coma for a month. Upon waking up, he finds a new sense of purpose and pursues the investigation into the identity of the driver after the cops close the case due to a lack of leads. His investigation takes him on a journey through the deep, dark heart of Mumbai, where the line between the police and the criminals has been blurred by his ex-colleagues on the Encounter Squad. Obsessed with his mission, Kadam sets off a desperate game of intrigue and deception that pits him against the very machine of violence and corruption he once helped create. This hardcover collection features a Foreword by Ron Marz (Witchblade, Green Lantern) and includes a set of illustrated short stories.

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via Archaia

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Stephen Schleicher

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1 Comment

  1. AllenBT
    May 8, 2013 at 5:59 pm — Reply

    I was hoping you would do a story on this. A very interesting take on a cop drama and at least for me, a new cultural perspective for a comic.

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