Hotwire: Requiem for the Dead, Vol. 1
Volume 1 (paperback)
Created by Warren Ellis and Steve Pugh
Based on a story by Warren Ellis
Writer, Illustrator, and & Letterer: Steve Pugh
Release Date: June 15, 2010
Welcome to a future when we see that technology has advanced in many ways, with a vast array from communications to weaponry. And with this a supernatural twist, ghosts are real and people can see them and share the area around with them. But the term “ghost” is no longer correct, they are now called “Blue lights” and most of the Blue Lights are stuck sort of in Limbo. Most of them are harmless, but there are those that want more and they will literally kill to get it.
This is where Detective Exorcist Alice Hotwire comes in. She is basically the “Big Guns” of the police department who handles these special cases. While not well liked by her peers (not that she could really care), she is the only one who is “wired” for the job. When a large amount of Blue Light activity starts showing up and it is due to a break-in at the Mots Island Maximum Security Cemetery, violent acts from Blue Lights start creeping up, and when the term “Ghost Bomb” is thrown into the mix it can’t be a good thing. This is where the investigating begins, joined by Detective Mobey, a cop who is not thrilled to work with Detective Hotwire.
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