If you’re just joining us, this week your regularly scheduled Registered Weapon is being pre-empted by Frankie and FELIX, a look at our heroes’ early years (with apologies to Bill Watterson). As we all learned in school, the larval form of a cash register is a calculator. More Frankie and FELIX on Wednesday!

And if you really are just joining us and are baffled and/or intrigued, here’s the scoop: Frank Gorman is LA’s toughest homicide detective. FELIX is a robotic cash register. Crime doesn’t pay…and Justice is all out of quarters. Or something like that. Start from the very beginning, or check out the full archive. Happy reading!