Derek Parker Royal reviews three Native comics about crime and crimefighters: STREET WOLF, SKINWALKERS, and SCALPED.
Native Noir: Genre and the Politics of Indigenous Representation in Recent American Comics
Royal has e-mailed me once or twice to ask about Native comics. I think his questions were about Native comics in general, or about PEACE PARTY. I don't think they were about Native noir comics. I suppose I could look up what I said to him, but it doesn't matter.
Royal seems a bit surprised that I reviewed SCALPED after one issue. My initial critique was based on the first issue because that was all that was available then. My opinion didn't change after issues #2-6. Really, if it takes you 10 or 20 issues to develop fully-rounded characters, I'd call your comic a failure. A good comic (e.g., WATCHMEN or DARK KNIGHT RETURNS) does it in one.
For more on the subject, see Comic Books Featuring Indians.