Rat Catch-er (rat) (kach’әr) , n. 1. According to underworld legend, a Rat Catcher is a peerless assassin who silences protected mob informants. From The New York Times Bestselling author of THE LOSERS, comes RAT CATCHER, a captivating story of double-crossings and murder. There’s a burning Federal safe house just outside El Paso with a pile of burning bodies inside. The job appears to have been botched.
According to underworld legend, the Rat Catcher is a peerless assassin who specializes in silencing mob snitches. There’s just one problem—he doesn’t exist. At least, not according to the U.S. Marshals who oversee the Witness Protection Program….
If you didn’t see the announcements last week, Vertigo will be publishing DELIRIUM’S PARTY: A Little Endless Storybook by Jill Thompson, and for Vertigo Crime, RAT CATCHER by Andy Diggle and artist Victor Ibanez, and NOCHE ROJA by Simon Oliver and artist Jason Latour.
Vertigo Crime has published works from the likes of authors Ian Rankin, Brian Azzarello, Jason Starr, Christos Gage and many others. Today, we add two more titles to the ever growing list of excellent crime/mystery graphic novels. In RAT CATCHER by Andy Diggle (The Losers) and artist Victor Ibanez, an FBI agent and a notorious mob hitman become involved in a thriller with a twist that keeps the action moving and the characters playing a high stakes game of cat and mouse.