This classic noir story sees a young woman in a 20th Century banana republic dragged into a suspense-filled thriller – now in luxurious hardback featuring rich, intriguing colors for the first time!
Set in an early 20th century Banana Republic, a young woman’s virginity becomes the center of a disturbing mystery which escalates into a national scandal. The story unfolds between her relationship with the man hired to help her, and the danger they find themselves in when an enigmatic lizard-hitman called The Iguana will stop at nothing to conceal the truth.
The Big Hoax
Author: Carlos Trillo
Artist: Roberto Mandrafina
Publisher: Titan Comics
Hardcover, 128pp, $24.99, £19.99
On sale July 2020
About the Creators:
Born in Buenos Aires, Carlos Trillo began a prolific career as writer at the age of 20, penning his first story for Patoruzú magazine. Together with Horacio Altuna, he created the strip El Loco Chávez, which appeared every day at the back of the newspaper Clarín from July 26, 1975 to November 10, 1987. He participated in the creation of several comics including his most notable work, Cybersix, in 1992, with Carlos Meglia.
Domingo Roberto Mandrafina debuted in 1969 on the magazine Patoruzito. His work includes the science fiction series Samos, Savarese, Lady Shadow, El condenado, Dragger and Race of Scorpions.