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Latest addition to the database:

Crossroad Blues
  • Series Title:
    • A Nick Travers Graphic Novel
  • Annotation:
    • After a New Orleans college professor goes missing while searching for the rumored lost recordings of bluesman Robert Johnson--who, as legend has it, sold his soul to the devil at a Mississippi crossroads--Nick Travers is sent to find him. Clues point to everyone from an eccentric albino named Cracker to a hitman who believes he is the second coming of Elvis Presley.
  • Creator:
    • Editor - Keven Gardiner
  • Publication Information:
    • Image Comics, U.S.A., April 2018
  • Color or Black & White:
    • Black and White
  • Genre:
    • Historical Fiction
  • Bibliography Available:
    • No
  • Original Language
    • English
  • Historical Topic/Event
    • Johnson, Robert, 1911-1938
    • Blues Musicians
    • African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.
  • Geographic Setting
    • Mississippi
    • Mississippi-Delta Region
    • New Orleans (La.). Tulane University
  • Date Range
    • 1938 - 1993
  • Tags
    • Jim Crow, Robert Johnson, the blues, bluesman, Mississippi Crossroads, Murder Mystery
  • Notes:
    • Ace Atkins is a Pulitzer prize nominated journalist turned New York Times best-selling author.

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