(W) James Vance
(A/CA) Dan Burr
In this long-awaited sequel to the legendary graphic novel Kings in Disguise
, a young circus hand gets involved in dangerous underground activity. Set in 1937, On the Ropes
continues the story of Fred Bloch, now apprenticed to escape artist Gordon Corey, a star attraction in a traveling WPA circus. Though damaged by the Depression and haunted by past mistakes, each man holds the key to the other's salvation - but each also harbors a secret that could lead to their mutual destruction. Enacted against a backdrop of violent labor unrest and a nation's faltering recovery, On the Ropes
is a breathtaking visual achievement that delivers a powerful, timeless story.
In Shops: Feb 20, 2013