"I thought it was a case of kidnapping, but the lady my client was after turned out to be a comic book heroine. He was scammed and didn't get the comic."
Stanley Ditto: Help! I need you to find me the Nuclear Woman!
Detective: You sound shaken. Who is that lady?
Stanley Ditto: It's not a lady, but a rare comic book! I bought it from a mail-order vendor but never received the package!
Detective: I'll take care of it. But I must warn you - I'm not a superhero, I charge a fee for my work.
Detective: I've never read a Nuclear Woman comic. I think I'll need to ask around a bit.
- 5 questions
- 1 photo
- 3 maps
- 4 fingerprints
- 2 photos
- 3 magnifiers
- 3 footprints
Detective: Comic book enthusiasts are great people! Now I should visit a few comic book stores.
Suspect identification: Sketching out the CulpritEdit
Detective: Hi. I need to find a certain comic book vendor dealing with mail-orders
Criss Mickleague: No problem. Hey, do you think I could write a comic strip about your case? It'd make a great laugh for the comic book community!
Detective: Sure. But I need to solve the case first!
Detective: Sure, I'm on it!
City search: Outlining the SurroundingsEdit
Detective: So, where does an artist live? A mansion by the sea? A fashionable loft apartment?
The comic book artist lives:
- exactly 2 from a factory
- not more than 1 from a café
- exactly 2 from a train station
Detective: Post industrial building, perfect for a comic book artist. now let's take a look inside!
Crime scene search: Filling in the DetailsEdit
Detective: I need to find the Nuclear Woman. I wonder where a fan keeps his most precious comics?
Detective: Here's the comic, but there are a few pages missing. Luckily, I hear someone coming...
Detective: I guess you don't have a choice, do you? Start drawing, now. And while I wait... do you have a good comic book I could read?
Detective: Good idea. And while you're on it, you could base a character on me. I can give you some tips...
Stanley Ditto: Wow, you found her! My Nuclear Woman, how long have I waited for this moment!
Detective: I'm happy to hear tha...
Stanley Ditto: Look at the art! Those curves. The funny one-liners! Is it some kind of a special edition? It's even better than I remembered!
Detective: I should go. Enjoy your comic. I'll send you a bill!