Inspired by the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon, this story of three aspiring comics creators with big dreams, small cash, and publishing rights to one forgotten Golden Age hero-the Escapist-is Brian K. Vaughan’s love letter to his chosen medium. The lives of creators Max, Denny, and Case-latter-day versions of Joe Kavalier and Sam Clay-are brilliantly woven together with the world of their creations. With art by Steve Rolston, Jason Shawn Alexander, Philip Bond, and Eduardo Barreto.
Includes gallery of the original cover art from the comic book series by Brian Bolland, Frank Miller, James Jean, John Cassaday, Jason Shawn Alexander, Paul Pope and Steve Rolston.
Brian K. Vaughan is the award-winning writer of comics such as Saga, Y: The Last Man, Ex Machina and Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8. His upcoming works include the futuristic military thriller We Stand on Guard with artist Steve Skroce and the young adult mystery Paper Girls with Cliff Chiang. He sometimes dabbles in television, including stints writing for the hit series Lost and Stephen King’s Under the Dome.
176 page full color paperback
Dark Horse Comics, 2017