Published on November 6th, 2017 | by Richard Boom0
Preview: Minky Woodcock: The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini #1
“I was seduced by Cynthia von Buhler’s artwork. She is a wonder.” – Neil Gaiman
November 15 sees the release of Titan’s Minky Woodcock: The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini #1 – a brand-new 1920’s mystery with a sinister twist! Featuring covers by David Mack (Daredevil, Kabuki) and Robert McGinnis – famous for classic movie posters for James Bond and Breakfast at Tiffany’s!
Minky Woodcock: The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini – the next chapter in Titan’s Hard Case Crime comics line – is a mystery involving the world-famous escape artist, Harry Houdini! Written and Ilustrated by acclaimed artist, author, director, and playwright Cynthia von Buhler (Speakeasy Dollhouse, Evelyn Evelyn, Emily and the Strangers).
Unappreciated at her father’s detective agency, the fabulous rabbit-loving Minky Woodcock straps on her gumshoes in order to uncover a magical mystery involving the world-famous escape artist, Harry Houdini!
Cynthia von Buhler aka Countess von Buhler is an American artist, performer, playwright and children’s book author. Hailed by the press as “multitalented and eccentric” (Boston Globe), a “rising star,” (NY Arts), and “one of the top contemporary surrealists” (Art & Antiques), Cynthia von Buhler has made a name for herself as an award-winning and critically acclaimed fine artist, author, and illustrator. Von Buhler’s work has been likened to a trip down an ornate rabbit hole – her stunning, three-dimensional paintings have been displayed in galleries and museums around the world, and have been reproduced and featured in books, magazines, and newspapers from Time to The New Yorker. Her sculptures have also appeared on NBC’s Law & Order and Kidnapped, she and her artwork were profiled in “Mary Magdalen: An Intimate Portrait” on the Lifetime Network. Von Buhler’s artwork has appeared in animations on Nickelodeon. Her comic work includes Evelyn Evelyn: A Terrible Tale in Two Tomes with Amanda Palmer and Speakeasy Dollhouse: The Bloody Beginning.
Issue #1 of Minky Woodcock: The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini features covers by artist Robert McGinnis – the famous creator of movie posters for classic films such as the original James Bond movies and Breakfast at Tiffany’s – and acclaimed comics legend David Mack (Kabuki)! Plus, a cover by creator Cynthia Von Buhler and a stunning photo cover featuring burlesque artist Pearls Daily as Minky Woodcock!
Minky Woodcock: The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini #1 hits comic shops and digital devices on November 15.
Minky Woodcock: The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini #1
Writer/Artist: Cynthia Von Buhler
FC, 32pp, $3.99
On Sale: November 15, 2017
SEP171901 Cover A David Mack
SEP171902 Cover B Robert McGinnis
SEP171903 Cover C Cynthia Von Buhler
SEP171904 Cover D Photo Cover