The Outhouse has some preview pages from Oni's Salt Water Taffy Vol. 3: The Truth about Dr. True, which is in stores tomorrow!
Title: Salt Water Taffy Vol. 3: The Truth About Dr. True
Writer / Artist: Matthew Loux
Format: Black and White, Digest
Page Count: 96
Release Date: 9/23/2009
Brothers Jack and Benny Putnam have been dragged against their will on a boring, summer-long vacation with their family in Chowder Bay. But what promised to be a very bleak summer has quickly become a series of exciting adventures in one of the most mysterious places on earth!
In this, third volume, Jack and Benny are investigating a 19th century murder, a famed elixir, and an unusual ghost. The boys soon discover that in Chowder Bay not everything is as it appears.
This book was meant to ship next week, but is shipping one week early, so be sure to pick it up at your LCS!
Outhouse staff writer ProzacMan has had a chance to read this volume, and he has written a quick review on short notice:
Mini Review for Salt Water Taffy
For $5.95, Salt Water Taffy is definitely worth picking up. It’s a nice change of pace from the McCarthyism of Marvel Universe and the horror movie that is currently the DC Universe. I’m digging the mainstream books, but you need a book like this to clear your pallet once in a while. It feels almost like an old pre TV radio play or a Hardy Boys Mystery. A couple of kids uncover a century old murder and end up involving the whole town and a few ghost. It’s engaging while being some what laid back. Noting to intense, but keeps you turning the pages. A book you can give to kids that are a little to old for Super Friends but quite not ready for Blackest Night.
So check it out tomorrow!!!
Here's some preview pages from the book: