Petey is a female bounty hunter who’s perplexed by a mysterious bounty that was posted: the culprit is a fellow named Blue Cheese, but his bounty is -$100 – essentially there’s a fine for turning him in! Confused as to what this means, Petey chats with the seventeen-year-old bartender and mystery solver Suna to figure out what’s going on. Will she take up the strange bounty and figure out why it exists?
First off, I’m actually surprised that this reminds me of Bartender, though just vaguely. It started out with Suna giving her a glass of Darjeeling Cooler and right before it showed how to make it. Then it does it again a couple minutes later.
Now I have to say, this is actually a really good short. There really is no reason not to read it since it’s only a one shot. The story line is rather... read more
Manga in 150 Words: $100 is Too Cheap
Why 150? It’s a one shot.
Premise: A bounty hunter stumbles upon a -$100.00 bounty on a petty criminal and takes the notice into a bar, hoping that the young bartender will help solve the mystery. Why would the sheriff fine someone for bringing in a villain?
Appeal: All of the pieces needed to solve the puzzle are laid out for you in the pages, so... read more
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