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As a human being, Artie Buckle is a grade-A schmuck. But he’s a pretty damn fine cop. Good thing, because Brick City is under siege from its citizenry and only an unlikely partnership with a mysterious, tentacled, extra-dimensional being can put an end to the escalating crime problem. But across space and time lies a far greater threat, not only to Brick City, but to the world! Can the two get past their differences and save the planet?
Troy Nixey began his storytelling career in the early nineties drawing “Dead World” and “Bill The Clown.” Over the years he has worked on other notable comics, including “Batman: The Doom that Came to Gotham,” Neil Gaiman’s “It’s only the End of the World Again,” Matt Wagner’s “Grendel: Black, White and Red,” “Harely Quinn” and “Bacon.” Nixey also co-created the comic mini-series “Jenny Finn” with Mike Mignola and the critically acclaimed comic “Trout,” his most personal work.
In 2007, Nixey’s short film “Latchkey’s Lament” screened at the Toronto International Film Festival. It was this short film that attracted Guillermo del Toro and created industry buzz about Nixey’s first feature, which would become “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark.” His comic book background has been perfect for Nixey’s transition into directing movies.
Troy Nixey has shifted his creative focus back to comics and in the also few years has worked on Mike Mignola’s Lobster Johnson, Vinegar Teeth with Damon Gentry and has begun a new four issue mini-series of his most beloved creation, Trout.