The gritty crime noir novel combined with all the author's original notes, character bible, and the original graphic novel script that inspired the novel! In one night, Bill DuPlacey and his young son Joey's lives change forever. Bill's wife, Joey's mother, is found brutally murdered and all fingers point at Bill. Heavy with the fog of time, Skidsville tells the story of a dark and doomed hero, driven by an unstoppable urge to unveil the truth behind his mother's death and correct the wrong done. Living like an outcast, Joey's only ambition in life is to prove his father's innocence and escape his life of crime, once and for all. However, fate seems to have other ideas and Joey will now have to pay a high price...As he slowly puts the missing pieces of the puzzle together, he may wish he had left the crime unsolved. Written by comic creator Mike Gagnon, a passionate and established author (The Island of Dr. Morose, Deadpool Corps.: Rank and Foul), this story offers an intriguing read, with a dark hero, who might just have to pay penance for his actions.