By Douglas Wolk
May 18, 2007 at 04:00 AM EDT

The Black Diamond Detective Agency

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When a train explodes in 1899 Missouri, the prime suspect flees to Chicago to track down the gangsters who framed him — and joins the PI agency chasing him in Eddie Campbell’s The Black Diamond Detective Agency.

For Fans of…
The grimy atmosphere Campbell brought to Alan Moore’s From Hell script.

Does It Deliver?
Despite Campbell’s loose, evocative brushstrokes, the story (from C. Gaby Mitchell’s unshot screenplay) is awkward and bumpy. B-

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