Leningrad, 1987. When a woman’s corpse is discovered on New Year’s Day, a hungover Detective Pavel Smirnoff hands off the case to his partner, Detective Boris Dimitrovich, hoping he’ll close it without fuss. Instead, Dimitrovich uncovers a connection to an old, unsolved crime, dragging them both into an investigation that puts their careers – and possibly their lives – at risk.
Where there is no truth, there can be no justice. Announcing the forthcoming crime & mystery/horror series, SANCTION, written by critically-acclaimed Eisner, Harvey, and Shuster award nominee and YALSA award winner, Ray Fawkes (Batman Eternal, Wolverines, Black Hammer ’45) with art by Antonio Fuso (Wyrd), with colors by Dave Sharpe and letters Emilio Lecce.
Does truth have a price? When a simple murder investigation leads policemen Boris and Pavel down a mystifying rabbit hole, the two are faced with horrifying crimes – and more questions than answers. With each crime more horrifying than the last, they must go even deeper to reveal the truth… But when the stakes are higher than ever, with bureaucratic forces working against them, can they expose the truth before it’s too late?