Mister Miracle

Mister Miracle : The Complete Series

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Scott Free is the greatest escape artist who ever lived. So great, he escaped Granny Goodness gruesome orphanage and the dangers of Apokolips to travel across galaxies and set up a new life on Earth with his wife, Big Barda. Using the stage alter ego of Mister Miracle, he has made quite a career for himself showing off his acrobatic escape techniques. He even caught the attention of the Justice League, who has counted him among its ranks. You might say Scott Free has everything so why isn t it enough? Mister Miracle has mastered every illusion, achieved every stunt, pulled off every trick except one. He has never escaped death. Is it even possible? Our hero is going to have to kill himself if he wants to find out. Collects Mister Miracle #1-12.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 168 x 251 x 12.7mm | 538.41g
  • United States
  • English
  • 1401283543
  • 9781401283544
  • 198

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"The Best Superhero Story of the Summer. Mister Miracle might be one of the rawest superhero comics I've read in recent memory." --GQ "One of the most mind-bending superhero comics currently on stands." --Entertainment Weekly

"For those wishing that an 'adult superhero comic' meant more than just swearing and violence, Mister Miracle might just be the series you've been waiting for all along." --Hollywood Reporter

"This is a most fitting tribute to Kirby by way of King: a tale of epic cataclysm both delicately devastating and quietly joyful." --Booklist (Starred Review)

"Masterful.... Fans of Mister Miracle and new readers will be equally enthralled." --Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

"A solid stand-alone that should have broad teen and adult appeal for those seeking more unusual cape-and-tights fare." --Kirkus Reviews

"Every year, one book stands up above everyone else's. Fans and creators alike stop and stare in amazement at a couple of creators finding a new voice, new point of view, and new levels of artistic expression. This year it is Mister Miracle." --Brian Michael Bendis, author

"There are master magicians performing here. Their names are Tom King and Mitch Gerards." --Brad Meltzer, author of Identity Crisis

"Mister Miracle spirals out of control in his dazzling new comic." --A.V. Club

"Mister Miracle is every bit as good as one would expect from a creative team of this caliber working with such a venerated character. Tom King and Mitch Gerads manage to blend the larger-than-life nature of the Fourth World with a very grounded and emotionally charged story of a hero at his lowest ebb. Regardless of your familiarity with the New Gods, this is a series that absolutely deserves to be on your pull list." --IGN

"The new series Mister Miracle from writer Tom King and artist Mitch Gerads will take readers on an episodic roller coaster of death, resurrection, mystery and intrigue." --CBR

"One of the best comics you read this year." --i09

"A never-ending loop of the bizarre, anxious and absurd...King and Gerads excel at creating incredibly likable characters who attempt to untangle doomed causes--a legacy perfect for this new book." --Paste Magazine

"Tom King wrote Mister Miracle for modern America." --Nerdist
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About Tom King

Tom King is a comic book writer and novelist, best known for his work at DC Comics including Batman, Mister Miracle, Grayson and Omega Men. He often relies on his experience as an ex-CIA agent and experiences during the recent conflicts in the Middle East in his writing, especially apparent in Grayson (alongside co-writer Tim Seeley), Omega Men and in The Sheriff of Babylon, published under the Vertigo imprint.
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Rating details

406 ratings
4.48 out of 5 stars
5 62% (252)
4 28% (112)
3 8% (31)
2 2% (10)
1 0% (1)
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