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Maggy Garrisson

Words by Lewis Trondheim

Art by Stéphane Oiry

Translated by Emma Wilson

Paperback, 152 pp, $24.99

After two years of unemployment, Maggy Garrisson lands a secretarial job. Too bad her new boss is the shady, shambolic Anthony Wight: private detective and alcoholic. But a job is a job, and Maggy could use the cash.

Five days into her new role, Wight is beaten to a pulp and Maggy is tasked with returning his wallet. With this seemingly innocuous request, Maggy enters a sinister underworld of bent cops, crooked businessmen and career criminals.

There's a lot to investigate, from the disappearance of a family album to dodgy dealings in gold teeth. But for someone with the energy, ingenuity and enterprising spirit of Maggy Garrisson, puzzles are there to be solved - especially if there’s money to be made in the process.

Eisner Awards 2020: Best Writer (nominated); Best U.S. Edition of International Material (nominated).

Lewis Trondheim

Lewis Trondheim is a award-winning comics writer, artist and publisher. He is the author of an incredible number of comics and graphic novels spanning almost every genre. His books include Poppies of Iraq and the Angoulême-winning Slaloms. Trondheim was made a Knight of the Order of Arts and Literature in 2005. The following year he received the Grand Prix at the Angoulême International Comics Festival. Born in Fontainebleau, he lives in Paris.

Stéphane Oiry

Stéphane Oiry is a comic book artist, animator and children’s book author. He co-founded the children’s comics magazine Capsule Cosmique, of which he was deputy editor-in-chief. His books include Les passe-murailles (with Jean-Luc Cornette) and Pauline et les loups garous (with Appollo). Oiry teaches illustration at the Condé School of Art and Design.


"As with Oiry’s eye for details, Trondheim builds great personalities with intriguing backstories." 
— Pipedream Comics
"If I were a TV producer in search of a big new idea, I would immediately option Maggy Garrisson."
— The Guardian
"Somebody option this for a television series. Now."
— The Herts Advertiser
"A feminist detective story set in the chills and thrills of North London."
— Front Row Reviews