Agnes Quill: An Anthology of Mystery

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SLG, 2006 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 130 pages
23 Reviews
Agnes Quill is the story of a teenage detective, the haunted city she lives in, the strange cases she solves and the ghosts who help, hinder or just plain annoy her. Set in Legerdemain - a congested, fog-filled, cobblestone-paved Victorian city built around a cemetery the size of Central Park - Agnes' adventures include confrontations with trapped spirits, cursed souls, possessed relatives, disappearing pets, decapitated scientists, ambitious zombies and a mess of other supernatural oddities.

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Review: Agnes Quill: An Anthology of Mystery

User Review  - Victoria - Goodreads

3.5 stars. This book features a really interesting concept. Agnes and the world she inhabits is very likable, and the written account of her exploits at the end of the book is useful and interesting ... Read full review

Review: Agnes Quill: An Anthology of Mystery

User Review  - Rainey - Goodreads

Teen private investigator to the undead, Agnes Quill has adventures big and small in a cursed Victorian city. Telgemeier's story delights in particular. Read full review

About the author (2006)

Dave Roman is the creator of Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity and Agnes Quill: An Anthology of Mystery. He has contributed stories to the Flight series, and is the coauthor of two New York Times best-selling graphic novels, X-Men: Misfits and The Last Airbender: Zuko's Story. He is also the writer of Jax Epoch and the Quicken Forbidden, which he cocreated with John Green while they were students at the School of Visual Arts. Dave worked as an editor for the groundbreaking Nickelodeon magazine and lives in New York City with his wife, Raina. See more of Dave's work at

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