Operating from a secret headquarters under the boards of the majestic Empire Theater, the Escapist and his crack team of charismatic associates roam the globe, performing amazing feats of magic to aid all those who languish in oppression's chains. The history of his creators, Joe Kavalier and Sam Clay, was recently chronicled in Michael Chabon's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF KAVALIER & CLAY. The best of the Escapist's adventures are now collected into one volume for all to enjoy!
This thrilling volume of MICHAEL CHABON PRESENTS ... THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF THE ESCAPIST collects the first two issues of the comic book and features:
- an original story penned by Michael Chabon
- the comics debut of novelist Glen David Gold
- a new story written and drawn by Howard Chaykin
- the painted artwork of Bill Sienkiewicz
- a wraparound cover by Chris Ware
Plus Kyle Baker, Jim Starlin, Gene Colan, Steve Lieber, Scott Morse, Mike Baron and more!