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A Cornucopia Of Comic Artists Pay Homage To Michael Chabon's Escapist

Chabon created the Escapist for his 2000 novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay — but now he's become a real comic hero, his exploits drawn by equally legendary figures such as Will Eisner.
"The Escapist" by Michael Chabon Source: Random House

It's got to be a bit daunting for a comics creator to contribute to an anthology revolving around Michael Chabon's Escapist. Chabon created the Escapist in his 2000 novel , which won a Pulitzer Prize and set a new standard for highbrow treatment of comics. He's an author who's always expected great things from the form; in the keynote speech at the 2004 Eisner Awards (included in this volume), Chabon called for

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