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The Con Artist

The Con Artist by Fred Van Lente
Jul 10, 2018 | 288 Pages
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“More than just a hilarious mystery…[Van Lente] holds up con culture, nerd culture, and the entire comics industry for scrutiny.”—Herald Net 

“A madcap mystery spoof set at Comic-Con…Mike’s efforts to prove his innocence keep the pages turning all the way to the surprising ending.”—Publishers Weekly

“A lively romp loaded with geek humor.”—Foreword Reviews

“Fred Van Lente knows comics. He also knows how to craft a compelling, memorable mystery. The Con Artist finds the author at full power, merging these two threads to create a fast-paced, impossible to put down novel. We all come out winning.”—Alex Segura, author of Blackout

“Comic-con devotees should get a kick out of the many, many Easter eggs Van Lente hides here.”Booklist 

“A delightful read. Filled with smart retorts, sharp descriptions, and the frantic, chaos-filled atmosphere inherent in all cons.”—New York Journal of Books 

“A nerd noir page turner.”—Graphic Policy

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