Detective Stories is a graphic novel about Peter Grant written by Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel, consisting of four comic books. It is illustrated by Lee Sullivan, coloured by Luis Guerrero, letters by Rob Steen.

The framing device is Peter Grant's Detective examination. The four different comic books describing separate events during take place at different times through Peter's eventful career.


  • Part 1: Magic Circle
  • Part 2: Old Soldiers
  • Part 3: Cry Me A River
  • Part 4: States of Mind

Plot Edit

  • Part 1: An investigation of goat cruelty on top of a tower block.
  • Part 2: A break-in at Apseley House, leaving (not stealing) an extra Goya behind.
  • Part 3: A ghost wants a murder cold-case re-opened. His own.
  • Part 4: Peter's first case, on probation, whilst patrolling with Lesley May. A flasher near Covent Garden.

List of returning charactersEdit

List of characters introduced in this story Edit

  • Detective Inspector Chopra
  • James Slack
  • Jack Doyle
  • Judith Hua
  • Francis Austin
  • Tony Harden
  • Patrick Gale
  • Andre Lemaitre
  • Asif Siddiqi
  • Wilhelmina Trimble
  • Sergeant Lucy Dollard
  • Alison (Pearl) Mishkin
  • Sheila Pickingham

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