Body Work is a graphic novel about Peter Grant written by Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel, consisting of five comic books. It is illustrated by Lee Sullivan and coloured by Luis Guerrero.

The events take place between Broken Homes and Foxglove Summer.[1]



The graphic novel was first published in five separate parts, and the whole story was later collected into one volume.

  • Part 1: Making Other Plans
  • Part 2: Gilded Youth
  • Part 3: Patient Zero
  • Part 4: The Old School Tie
  • Part 5: Designated Driver

Plot Edit

Peter's latest case involves a perfectly innocent car that is on a homicidal killing spree - without a driver. Grant managed to end the destruction with the aid of a crusher, while his boss tries to find out what the hell is going on...

List of returning charactersEdit

List of characters introduced in this story Edit

Tales from... Edit

After the main story, in the individual comics, one-page comics are included. The subtitles are:

  • Tales from the Thames - Off Their Trolley (starring Beverley Brook)
  • Tales from the Folly - Red Mist (starring Molly)
  • Tales from the Folly - Night of the Living Dog (starring Toby)
  • Tales from the Folly - Pursuit (starring Toby)
  • Tales from the Folly - Urgent Summons (starring Nightingale)

Other Extras... Edit

After the main story, in the individual comics, some multiple-page illustrated articles are included. Their subtitles are:

  • Peter Grant's London - Putney
  • Debden's Auto Erotica - BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke)
  • Peter Grant's London - Richmond
  • Debden's Auto Erotica - Bentley
  • Professor Postmartin's History of the Folly
  • Peter Grant's London - Hammersmith
  • Peter's Guide to Modern Policing - Forensic Basics - The Noddy Suit
  • Peter's Guide to the Demi Monde, The Naming of Stuff: Part 1 - Fae, Seelie, UnSeelie
  • Peter's Guide to the Demi Monde, The Naming of Stuff: Part 2 - Vestigia, Potentia, A Word about Germans, Practitioners and other stranger folk



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