RED WINTER, ISSUES #1-2

Writer: Michael Gordon

Art: Francisco Munoz

Publisher: Scout Comics

Red Winter, issue #1, cover by Chris Shehan, Scout Comics, Gordon/Munoz
Red Winter, issue #1, cover by Chris Shehan, Scout Comics, Gordon/Munoz

WHAT IS IT?

Red Winter is a crime/mystery about a former American detective and his relationship with Russia's seedy, criminal underbelly.


While it is the story of a dirty cop, there's a family theme and a redemption arc that makes it hard to compare it to any one specific piece of media with similar elements.

WHAT'S IT ABOUT?

(Minor Spoilers)

American ex-detective, Eli Winter, currently lives in Russia. It's the middle of winter. He's miserable.


He's been in Russia for a few years, working as a mercenary for a crime boss. How he went from a detective in NYC to here is anyone's guess, but you can probably imagine it wasn't the warm-and-fuzziest of stories.


You can also imagine Winter wasn't expecting to get a promotion today, as he is asked to investigate the mass murder at, and robbery of, a warehouse owned by his current boss. His police instincts tell him it's going to be a bad day, that this mys