Blamed for the loss of the children of lower Upton, the townsfolk burn down Giuseppe's turnip factory and run him and Trout out of town.
Sick and distraught the two have no other recourse but to travel across the ocean to Giuseppe's childhood village. Trout is lost along the way and Giuseppe is forced to deal with his brother's meddling in order to find the mysterious little boy he's sworn to protect. Can Giuseppe find him before Trout meets his fate at the hands of the god of the sea! And who is the shadowy figure trapped in a giant shark egg who is struggling to keep Trout alive?! One thing's for certain, for better or worse, Trout will never be the same again.
Collects the four-issue mini-series that brings back a few old faces as well as introducing a slew of new dastardly, duplicitous ne'er do wells. Nixey is joined by award-winning colorist Dave Stewart to create Trout's most harrowing tale to date.
Collects Trout: The Hollowest Knock #1-4.
|Publisher:||Dark Horse Comics|
|Product dimensions:||6.93(w) x 10.44(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Troy Nixey, born in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, has illustrated a number of works for notable creators, like Mike Mignola's Batman: The Doom that Came to Gotham and Batman: The Gasworks, Neil Gaiman's Only the End of the World Again (adapted by P. Craig Russell), and Matt Wagner's Grendel: Black, White & Red. Troy co-created the comic mini series Jenny Finn with Mike Mignola, and he created the Bacon comic as well as the critically acclaimed comic, Trout. Nixey also contributed to Bart Simpson's Treehouse of Horror #7, and Detective Comics #796. He worked with Andrew Cosby on the Dark Horse book Mary Scary in 2007. He served as director for Guillermo Del Toro's 2011 remake of Don't Be Afraid of the Dark.