The other side of the criminal gang is a half-Japanese, half- Vietnamese serial killer called Vincent Guliotte (I know, his last name sounds a bit French). Constantly worrying but never afraid, as he says so himself, Vincent is not happy when their stolen plane they are piloting breaks into two. He nags Jacques at least … Continue reading Hostage: Dial V for Vincent
When you do stupid things with accomplices, this is what happens to you. What Jacques, Vincent and Olav never dreamed of getting into. When you succeed too many times at getting away as a criminal, the thought of getting jailed leaves you. But once you're behind bars and the whole world sneers at you for … Continue reading Hostage: Dial U for Unhappiness
Originally, I had the idea in my head about a layout from this graphic novel by Palle Schmidt, Stiletto: And that cover shot went this way: After a few days of sleeping on it, I thought, This so does not look right. So I found this old hitman movie on Google, Hitman: And stole it … Continue reading Hostage: Cover Anatomy
The German millionaire revealed: Pablo Smith! Pablo Smith is a millionaire living in Munich, Germany. He is a regular at Pusser's Bar every night, swigging his favorite drink, Sauvignon Blanc. Pablo's good life ends when Vincent and Olav jump into his mansion, pin him to the wall and gas him unconscious to be smuggled to … Continue reading Hostage: Dial S for Smith
The president?! What in the world of comics is the President of the U.S. doing in a crime/thriller novel? It doesn't make sense. But when the President is in Newark on business, and there happens to be hitmen in that area, it's kinda hard not to get him involved.
Olav Kortaz is a Korean Warrior and Vincent's accomplice-in-crime. He has a bag full of dirty weapons and tricks, mainly the laser shurikens, ninja firearms that target people or objects with a computer and lock on them. He seems to do everything casually, but underneath he is planning for his latest job yet.
The precise German setting revealed: the city of Munich! The third largest city in Germany, Munich gets into chaos when Vincent and Olav attempt to kidnap the millionaire they're after. News starts screaming headlines, crazy rumors start spreading, German police are on sharp lookout on Metro stations, Boulevards, parks, and more places, shops start closing … Continue reading Hostage: Dial M for Munich