Michael Chabon Presents The Amazing Adventures of the

Michael Chabon Presents The Amazing Adventures of the Escapist #6 In these pages the Spirit meets the Escapist That's right legendary comics godfather Will Eisner returns to his world famous creation for a meeting that neither WWII era hero will soon forget This is the first new Spirit story both written and drawn by Eisner to see print in decadesAlso in this issue is the comics writing debut of Lannan and Whiting award winner Chris Offutt Thomas Yeates Conan lushly illustrates this celebrated author's tale of the Escapist in Vietnam Dan Best and Eddie Campbell From Hell present a fully painted story of the Empire City 1939 World's Fair and Howard Chaykin American Flagg returns to concoct Liberators a fact based tale of art looted by the Nazis set in 1945 Paris Norwegian indy cartoonist JASON contributes an Escapist spoof and Steven Grant and Norm Breyfogle proffer the first Weird Date story of the anthology One of the myriad classic titles created by Kavalier Clay Weird Date featured mixes of classic Alex Toth romance comics and outrageous Jack Cole crime comics of the sort that put Dr Freddie Wertham's undies in a twistCover art by comics legend Will Eisner features two of his most famous characters the Spirit and Ellen Dolan

About the Author: Michael Chabon

Michael Chabon b 1963 is an acclaimed and bestselling author whose works include the Pulitzer Prize–winning novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay 2000 Chabon achieved literary fame at age twenty four with his first novel The Mysteries of Pittsburgh 1988 which was a major critical and commercial success He then published Wonder Boys 1995 another bestseller which was made in

2 thoughts on “Michael Chabon Presents The Amazing Adventures of the Escapist #6

  1. Jared Conti Jared Conti says:

    I'm not sure what I expected It was okay A Fair to Remember was the best by far I think only because we got to see our guy do what he does best and definitely in an early comic booky kind of way The Eisner story was nice and heartfelt especially with the introduction by Shutz The retrospectives real or not? were nice too

  2. Chelsi Chelsi says:

    A neat little thing to read in conjunction with The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay Brings alive the entire book and the rich story that Chabon has created

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