‘Fun New Detective Series’Score: 4/5
Yeah, it’s another take on the ridiculously-smart-detective trope. Sherlock Holmes has a lot to answer for! And of course the detective has an odd name (‘Isaiah Quintabe’ - the ‘IQ’ of the title) and a distinctive car.
This particular setting is a young black man in one of the poorer bits of Los Angeles who ends up gradually moving into a ‘private detective’ role for his community. Drugs, gangs and race feature prominently.
It’s engaging and interesting. Might order the follow-up.