4 out of 5 stars! Image delivers yet another solid crime comic with THE HARD PLACE #1. It’s a tightly paced, plotted story with subtle character development and one hell hook ending that really grabs you. Simply said, this book will not disappoint.
— MonkeysFightingRobots.com

After five years in prison, AJ Gurney, a legendary wheelman in Detroit, has decided it’s time to go straight. He returns home to work in his father’s garage and disappear into anonymity. But during a visit to the bank, AJ is recognized by two violent bank robbers, and they demand AJ be their getaway driver. To ensure his compliance, they take a young female hostage; unfortunately, she happens to be the daughter of a Russian crime lord. AJ now finds himself pursued by a bitter police department and hunted by every asset of the Russian mob. Without a doubt, he’s in a very hard place.