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Return To Perdition

by Max Allan Collins

Return To Perdition Synopsis

Written by MAX ALLAN COLLINS Art by TERRY BEATTY Cover by LEE BERMEJO A new chapter in the acclaimed graphic novel series that inspired the Academy Award-winning movie! The setting is America in the early 1970s, and our third generation hero, Michael Satariano, Jr. is a Vietnam vet recently returned to the States. He doesn't know that his father's real name was Michael O'Sullivan, and is unaware of the conflict between his dad, his grandfather and John Looney - the criminal godfather of Rock Island, Illinois. But when he's recruited by the mob as a hitman, he's going to learn the hard way that you can never outrun (or outgun) your past. On sale AUGUST 24 * 192 pg, B&W, $19.99 US, 5.5 x 8 * Mature Readers

Return To Perdition Press Reviews

Beatty's art suggests greater detail in the imagination than the pencils and inks on the page, and his tone, in romance, sex, and violence, beautifully matches the emotional arc of the story. The graphic nature of both the story and the art captures a bleak but powerful tale of someone who doesn't really want redemption --PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY

Book Information

ISBN: 9781401223830
Publication date: 15th November 2011
Author: Max Allan Collins
Publisher: DC Comics
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 192 pages
Categories: Graphic novels, Crime & mystery, Comic strip fiction / graphic novels (Children's / Teenage), Crime & mystery fiction (Children's / Teenage),

About Max Allan Collins

MAX ALLAN COLLINS was hailed in 2004 by Publisher's Weekly as a new breed of writer. A frequent Mystery Writers of America Edgar nominee, he has earned an unprecedented fifteen Private Eye Writers of America Shamus nominations for his historical thrillers, winning for his Nathan Heller novels True Detective (1983) and Stolen Away (1991).His graphic novel Road to Perdition is the basis of the Academy Award-winning film starring Tom Hanks, directed by Sam Mendes. His many comics credits include the syndicated strip Dick Tracy, his own Ms. Tree and BATMAN. He has been called the novelization king by Entertainment Weekly, with tie-in ...

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