Boston, Massachusetts, Autumn 1872.
Edwin Morris Jr. barely ekes out a living as a boot cobbler in the tattered repair shop his father left for him. Fleeing an imploded love life and a string of bad luck, he enlists into a life at sea on a trade ship embarking west. Through punishing swells with harsh degenerates, Edwin's fresh start proves to only be the beginning of new troubles...
Set against the underbelly of America's port cities, The Crimper of Old Town, is told with saturated visuals and a tongue-in-cheek approach. Featuring a raucous group of supporting characters that guide and dismay Edwin through his carnivorous rise as a crimping kingpin.