New York seems custom-made for murder mysteries. Even its geography lends a hand. With the heavy influence of Dutch words and history felt throughout the city, you find lots of eerie-sounding names. Take, for example, “kills,” a Dutch word for creeks that plays into settings throughout the city (and even the state).
British writer Peter Milligan (a longtime comics veteran who came to the United States in the final wave of the British Invasion of comics at the end of the ‘80s) takes full advantage of that in The Bronx Kill, named after the waterway that separates the southern tip of the Bronx from Randall’s Island in the East River. Milligan has written a variety of styles throughout his storied career, which has involved some of comics’ most well-known characters. The no