Meet Nick Naught, P.I.

Nick Naught, Private Investigator at Work

Imagine a future where artificial intelligence chips have been placed in everything mechanical or electronic but have all been programmed by complete idiots. A world where answering machines talk back, digital watches lie, parking meters rip you off, bombs are bi-polar and technology in general is more dysfunctional than the people who use it, and you’ll only scratch the surface of Nick Naught’s nightmare.

In the tradition of Dashiell Hammett’s Sam Spade and Raymond Chandler’s Philip Marlowe comes Nick Naught, an old-fashioned, hard-boiled, down-on-his-luck private detective with an anachronistic bent. He’s just an analog guy in a digital world.

Naught the Stories

Analog Magazine Featuring Nick Naught, Privete Eye by John E. Stith

Based on the book by award winning writer, John E. Stith, adapted by Jeffrey Berman and Stith, Naught for Hire is set 20 years from tomorrow in a world where artificial intelligence has been placed in everything mechanical or electronic.

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Naught the Comic

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In Development!

Naught For Hire: The Comic. A four-issue, limited-series featuring a prequel story to Naught For Hire, the series set 10 years into the future.

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