This week on Creannotators, I talked with writer Stephanie Phillips about The Butcher of Paris, and the complexities of writing both historical fiction and true crime.
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The Butcher of Paris is based on the true story of Marcel Petoit, a serial killer active during World War II in German occupied France, masquerading as a member of the resistance and targeting Jewish citizens seeking refuge. It’s a harrowing account of one of history’s greatest monsters, and the historical context that allowed for his reign of terror.
The Butcher of Paris team is:
Writer: Stephanie Phillips
Artist: Dean Kotz
Colors: Jason Wordie
Letters: Troy Peteri
Cover: Dave Johnson
Publisher: Dark Horse
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