The Last Contract the Canadian noir graphic novel was written by Ed Brisson and by Lisandro Estherren can be a great choice if you’re looking for your next
In recent years John Wick has reminded everyone why contract killers make amazing stories. Of course, we’ve known that for years Ed Brisson’s take on a successful retiree who is found as the target is a calculated thriller that guessed us to the end, and the novelty art of Rookie Lisandro Estherren High Tales from the Bad Countries perfectly sets the mood.
What the story is about spoiler A retired hitman known only as The Man is forced back into the game when a list of his killings is leaked by a mysterious blackmailer.
The list makes goals of anyone associated with one of The Man’s previous works, not to mention The Man himself. As he struggles to protect those the list exposes, The Man sets out to discover the identity of the blackmailer so that he can continue his new life once and for all but will the truth ruin those opportunities forever
Ed Brisson is a comic book writer who first came to the fore with his self-published crime series Murder Book. He came to public attention in 2012 with the crime time travel thriller series Return Shadow Line Comics. In the short time since then, he has written and co-created four other series by Image Battleship The Field. The Cloak and The Violent.
His Murder Book series was collected and released by Unknown Horse in early 2015.
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He has been nominated several times for the Joe Shuster Award as a Best Canadian writer. He lives in Halifax Nova Scotia Canada with his wife and daughter.