A supernatural adventure story that follows the exploits of Cal, a steam-powered robot with a soul, and Sigma a demonically possessed mouse. They work for the British occult Secret Service (BOSS) to fight monsters, ghouls and other folkloric nasties at the height of the Victorian era.
Reynolds handles the character interaction with real style. Never overdoing either the humour or the horror elements, you can hear the voice specifically to each person (or creature) that he writes…
With art defined by heavy inks and shadow, the story takes place almost entirely in street lamp and candle lit night-time and Sam Bentley lays character, shape, silhouette and mood in equal measure.