The Resource Michael Chabon's The escapists, (electronic resource)

Michael Chabon's The escapists, (electronic resource)

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Michael Chabon's The escapists
Title
Michael Chabon's The escapists
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Contributor
Artist
Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Inspired by the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, 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 these creators Max, Denny, and Case--latter day versions of Joe Kavalier and Sam Clay--are brilliantly woven together with the world of their creations. Discovering his late father's decades-spanning vault of Escapist memorabilia at the age of six, Max became a fan of the Master of Elusion almost overnight. After exhausting the extensive stash of Golden and Silver Age comics, he needed more--and started writing his own Escapist stories. Now nineteen, he's determined to make the character a sensation once again. Together with his friend Denny Jones, and their newfound artist Case Weaver, Max relaunches The Escapist comics. Through a couple risky publicity stunts--including one that makes national news--the creators risk criminal charges to get the word out about their publication. Will it be enough to make the book a success? Or just enough to get them in jail? Interwoven with Max's struggles are the comic-within-a-comic stories of The Escapist himself, his ally Luna Moth, good old-fashioned death traps, betrayal, and a touch of romance. Mulitiple award-winning author Brian K. Vaughan (Saga, Y--The Last Man, Ex Machina) successfully crafts the perfect partner to Michael Chabon's masterpiece
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Midwest
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Vaughan, Brian K
Dewey number
741.5/973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Rated PA
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Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1966-
  • 1977-
  • 1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rolston, Steve
  • Alexander, Jason Shawn
  • Bond, Philip
  • Barreto, Eduardo
  • Stewart, Dave
  • Hollingsworth, Matt
  • Hornschemeier, Paul
  • Jackson, Dan
  • Orzechowski, Tom
  • Pope, Paul
  • Chabon, Michael
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cartoonists
  • Escape artists
  • Heroes
  • Comic books, strips, etc
  • Graphic novels
  • Comic books, strips, etc.
  • Cartoonists
  • Heroes
  • Escape artists
Target audience
adult
Label
Michael Chabon's The escapists, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781630089900
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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12221869
Publisher number
MWT12221869
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Michael Chabon's The escapists, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781630089900
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12221869
Publisher number
MWT12221869
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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