Staff Picks (Feb14): Escapo


Publisher: Z2 Comics

Z2 Comics is doing the comic world a great service by reprinting Paul Pope’s (Battling Boy) classic masterpiece Escapo. A flawless amalgamation of beautifully rendered, kinetic artwork and emotionally evocative, poetic narrative, Escapo is a true testament to Pope’s unparalleled abilities as a comics creator—abilities that have made Pope’s high energy and highly introspective works, and now Escapo, essential additions to any reader’s library!

With its pages of literal death-defying stunts and moments of soft contemplation, the reader cannot help but sympathize with big-top escape artist, Escapo. In fact, what makes this graphic novel such a great book beside the immense amount of tangible energy and emotion Pope infuses into the story, is the fact that this is a story that everyone can enjoy and, in many ways, everyone can relate to.

Escapo is a timeless tale and with the release of Z2 Comic’s remastered and fully-colored hardcover edition, new readers will have the opportunity to see what makes Paul Pope such an iconic creator, and long-time fans will have many new and exciting things to (re)discover!

~ Caitlin McCabe

Item Code: FEB141541
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SRP: $24.99
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