Open in the slums of the corrupt Hub City, home of The Question a.k.a Vic Sage, investigative journalist, punching bad guys and searching for clues on the recent corruption the church and political officials. Through witty dialogue between Vic and his close friend, the reader learns Vic’s identity of the Question has been established for a long time. So long in fact Vic goes with the clique line of he is “getting too old for this.” Here we see Vic occupies a dual identity. The Question is Vic’s tool to go beyond the normal limitations of a journalist and to activity fight against crime. But why would someone endanger himself for such an effort? Why not let the city crumble? The high ideals of Vic burn from a passionate hatred of corrupt political figures and criminal scum and the need to protect Hub City. So heated and devoted is Vic in efforts, he puts his life on the line against Sister Shiva and Reverend Hatch, the antagonists of the story, in a trap for Vic in the guise of a meeting with an informant. Vic bravely goes with the understanding the meeting is truly. Throughout the whole comic the narrator counts down to death of Vic. Thus upon Vic’s arrival the villains beat him up, shoot him in the head, and leave him for dead. This supposed death of the Question gives the character space for a rebirth and a chance to gain new knowledge and skills.
Let us cutaway from Vic and return to Jimmy. As high school investigator, Jimmy, shows his observation skills by solving a murder case
As we can see the development of a tale shaped by it is being told. The paths of the investigators depend on how the author writes up the story. The several of stories can be traced back to the imagination, which can be inspired by older tales or inspire new tales. Now my question to you is what type of story of would you tell?