The original Grendel, Hunter Rose, returns in this new miniseries written and drawn by Matt Wagner!
This is an untold chapter in the life of the greatest criminal mastermind in history--a thrilling and horrifying glimpse into a time when Rose's novels were at the top of all the bestseller lists and rumors of the assassin Grendel were on the lips of every terrified mobster unfortunate enough to present an obstacle to Rose's utter domination of the city's underworld.
For the first time in over a decade, Wagner returns to the character that made him famous to reveal the biggest secret of Rose's illustrious and bloody career as Grendel!
Criminal mastermind Grendel slaughters twenty mob members during a meeting and steals their take for the week . As he is about to leave, he can't shake the feeling that he is being watched. The police arrive at the scene of the crime along with Detective Elizabeth Sparks who is head of "Task Force Grendel". No sign of physical evidence of the perpetrator can be found. Reporter Lucas Ottoman arrives on the scene asking questions to no avail .Detective Sparks leaves him with" No comment". Lt. Sparks arrives home to find Lucas in her home. Thier false pretense now gone. They share information on Grendel as well as having a physical relationship. As Grendel spys on underworld dealings, he feels an overwhelming presence watching him