Speak of the Devil HC (2008) comic books
1st printing. Collects Speak of the Devil (2007) #1-6. Story and art by Gilbert Hernandez. There's a peeping tom prowling the neighborhood. Eyewitness reports vary, but one thing is agreed upon: he wears a devil mask. This is the story of Val Castillo, a promising gymnast with a strange hobby. She is secretly the neighborhood peeping tom. At first she is alone in this, but when a male friend discovers her doings he joins her into a dark journey of spying and making discoveries about their neighbors that may have been better left alone. Especially secrets that threaten all involved. Like Val spying on her own father and stepmother in their bedroom. This snowballs into a journey darker than even the most cynical would care to endure. Ranked as one of The Comics Journal's "Best of 2007!" Hardcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 128 pages, B&W. NOTE: "There's no denying that Beto's comics reflect one of the highest peaks the comics medium has yet achieved." - The Onion A.V. Club Cover price $19.95.