Apr 5th 2011 By: Andy Khouri
Comic book artist Sean Phillips
enjoyed a rare privilege on Monday, when his work was distributed to millions of Los Angeles Times Magazine
subscribers in the form of "Sunset on Sunset,"
an eight-page comic created with crime novelist Don Winslow
. The author of such books as Savages
and The Winter of Frankie Machine
teamed up with the lauded Criminal
artist to create a violent and beautiful little tale that demonstrates the conflicting truths about the City of Angels.
Whether by design or coincidence, the timing of "Sunset on Sunset" is fortuitous for Phillips and comics writer Ed Brubaker, whose new Criminal
comic book, "The Last of the Innocent," was recently announced with a two-page preview ComicsAlliance published last week
. Hopefully the readers of Winslow -- whose latest book, Savages, about American drug dealers in conflict with a violent Mexican cartel, was hugely praised by The New York Times
-- as well as the Los Angeles Times Magazine
will seek out more of Phillips work in this genre, specifically Criminal
Read the complete "Sunset on Sunset" by Don Winslow and Sean Phillips at the Los Angeles Times Magazine's website