Magrady’s adventures, with a distinctive noir feeling and appreciation for comic books, started as an online, serialized mystery. Drawings and an interview with Phillips enhance the package, offering a compelling perspective on race and class issues in South Central L.A. The Underbelly gets some love on KCET’s Departures. Here’s a podcast of Gary reading from the Underbelly at Skylight Books in L.A. with another Switchblade author, the esteemed Michael Harris.

“Phillips has his pulse on the city.”

— KCET Departures

The Underbelly gets some May Day luv on CrimeReads 

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