Ryder has crafted a very interesting story that centers around a private eye who gets in over his head while investigating the disappearance of a beautiful woman who is cheating on her husband. Soon, the detective is brawling in the streets with identical thugs carrying ray guns and speaking in a weird language. Without giving too much away, let’s just say his crazy adventure is just beginning. Sandroni delivers some stunning artwork that falls somewhere between Darwyn Cooke and Bruce Timm and is a perfect fit for the story. Even cooler are the little mini comics throughout the story by guest artists like Andy Suriano, Tony Fleecs, Rahsan Ekedal, and more. These stories poke fun at the comics of the 1940s and set the stage for important events in the story.
Dames in the Atomic Age is a 64-page, full-color graphic novel that is a real steal at a cover price of $8.95. It can be purchased at www.ArtofFiction.com along with a ton of other really awesome books. Make sure you check them out.