This is a curious and comedic tale about an anti-hero magician. It reads partly like a noir detective story with maybe a sprinkle of Agatha Christie.
It is the kind of book you might use words like quaint and charming to describe and wonder at how it got commissioned in today’s world of consumable media.
There are three pages of prose story thrown in with a faux historical premise that these are from a much earlier edition of Mysterius’ adventures.
The art is definitely an eclectic style that embraces the caricature method with everyone having slightly exaggerated features and expressions.