Get a New Look at America’s First Woman Detective in Better Angels
BOOM! Studios has revealed a new extended look at the brand new original graphic novel Better Angels: A Kate Warne Adventure, from Emmy and Eisner Award-winning writer Jeff Jensen and acclaimed artist George Schall, inspired by the true story of Kate Warne, America’s first woman detective, and her singular achievement—thwarting a plot by Confederate radicals to kill Abraham Lincoln.
In 1861, America is at a crossroads. Abraham Lincoln, the man tasked with healing the nation, and his family are the targets of a conspiracy to assassinate them. Their safety – and the future of the American experiment – hinges on the success of a new kind of lawman, known by a word still novel in the culture: detective.
But there was only one detective whose extraordinary cleverness, versatility and mystery made them a singular individual who could save the Lincolns. Her name was Kate Warne. This is the story of America’s first woman detective, a trailblazing working woman trying to make a living and do some good in a tumultuous, sexist age, and whose mysterious life and tall tale exploits are truly the stuff of legend.
Better Angels: A Kate Warne Adventure will be available for sale on October 27, 2021 at local comic book shops and on November 2, 2021 in bookstores.