People die every year on Mount Everest. This year will be murder.
Zan Jensen, on the run from her past, has landed in Kathmandu, where she works as a climbing guide for rich tourists. On the side, she and her partner, Haskell, moonlight as high-altitude graverobbers: extorting money from the families of the many dead bodies they find littering the peaks of the Himalayas to bring them down and send them home.
When a body at the summit of Mount Everest shows up with a jackpot of state secrets embedded in its skin, they’re put in the crosshairs of a government agency bent on recovering the body and eliminating any witnesses.
It’s a race to the top of the world, where Zan will fight to find salvation in the deadliest place on
Collecting the two-time Eisner-nominated comic by Christopher Sebela (CROWDED, SHANGHAI RED, WE(L)COME BACK) and artist
Ibrahim Moustafa (JAEGER, MOTHER PANIC, JAMES BOND), High Crimes is a high-altitude noir that’s been called “the perfect thriller, with big stakes, damaged characters, dark pasts, and just the right ratio of humor-to-corpses." (Chelsea Cain, NYT bestselling author of the Archie
Sheridan-Gretchen Lowell series.)