DC Presents: The Greatest Escape!
Eisner Award-winners Tom King and Mitch Gerads present a bold new vision of one of Jack Kirby’s greatest creations with DC’s MISTER MIRACLE—powerful, intimate and utterly unique, this modern comics classic will challenge everything you know about super-heroism!
Timed to the release of MISTER MIRACLE in February, DC fans in NYC will have a rare opportunity to meet the creative team. Barnes & Noble is hosting both King and Gerads for a Q&A and signing at their Union Square location on Thursday February 21st.
No prison can hold him. No trap can contain him. He is Scott Free, the worldwide celebrity sensation known as Mister Miracle, and he is the greatest escape artist who ever lived. But can he pull off the ultimate trick—and escape death itself?
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On Thursday February 21, 2019 at 7:00 PM EST, both Tom King and Mitch Gerads will be at Barnes & Noble’s Union Square NYC location to celebrate the release of the B&N Exclusive Edition of MISTER MIRACLE. A limited number of wristbands for event access will be distributed with purchase of the featured title from this B&N location beginning at 9AM the day of the event. In conversation with Tom King and Mitch Gerads at the event will be Glen Weldon, host of NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour and author of The Caped Crusade: Batman and the Rise of Nerd Culture.
Not in NYC in February to pick up DC’s MISTER MIRACLE at this Q&A and signing with Tom and Mitch? Barnes & Noble has online pre-sale opportunities. One of the best-reviewed comic book series of the year and already a classic in the making, this Mister Miracle is magical, dark, intimate and unlike anything you've read before.
MISTER MIRACLE, written by the New York Times bestselling King, illustrated by Gerads and lettered by Clayton Cowles, will hit local comic book store shelves on Wednesday February 13th, 2019 and will be available in bookstores everywhere on Tuesday February 19th, 2019.
Praise for King & Gerads’ MISTER MIRACLE:
“Mister Miracle turned real-world anxiety into a hit superhero series.”—Washington Post
“Heartbreaking, complex and subtle.”—The Hollywood Reporter
“The series catches a zeitgeist of discord in its pages…this isn’t just an immaculately produced comic, but a comic designed for relevance.”—Paste Magazine
“Tom King is arguably the finest writer in superhero comics today; Mitch Gerads is a penciler, inker and colorist par excellence; and their teamwork here is nothing short of stunning.”—Vulture
“Masterful....Fans of Mister Miracle and new readers will be equally enthralled.”—Publishers Weekly
“A metaphor for the horrors unfolding in the real world.”—IGN
“One of the most mind-bending superhero comics.”—Entertainment Weekly
“This brilliant comic feels like nothing else on the stands.”—Nerdist
“A solid stand-alone that should have broad teen and adult appeal for those seeking more unusual cape-and-tights fare.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Mister Miracle might be one of the rawest superhero comics I've read.”—GQ
“Heartbreaking, funny, and human, it’s an all-time classic in the making.”—Wired
“Fully operatic in story and setting but still feels full of familiar emotions and resonant themes.”—Polygon
“Mister Miracle exists in the world between everyday domesticity and amazing fantasy”—The A.V. Club
“An exploration of a bizarre, broken man amidst the cosmic weirdness of Jack Kirby’s Fourth World.”—io9