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Exclusive Comics Excerpt: ‘The Goon’

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He's a mysterious thug with a hideous scar who's managed to take over the organized crime rackets everywhere in the city through sheer force of will. But how did he become the man he is? As in every story, there's a dame involved.

Today on the Comics Page, we're proud to present an excerpt from The Goon: Chinatown and the Mystery of Mr. Wicker, another gorgeously drawn volume in the continuing over-the-top noir by Eric Powell, on sale now from Dark Horse.

The Goon: Chinatown and the Mystery of Mr. Wicker, by Eric Powell

What happens next? Read The Goon: Chinatown, out now from Dark Horse.