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Graphic Novel
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CAIRO
 

"Lush and energetic . . . . a beautiful book. Wilson is a talented young writer."—PUBLISHERS WEEKLY "Lyrically beautiful."—LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK REVIEW"[CAIRO] moves with grace and vigor. . . an adventure with lots of appeal."—BOOKLISTWritten by breakout talent G. Willow Wilson, a Cairo-based journalist, and drawn by renowned illustrator M.K. Perker, the original hardcover graphic novel CAIRO is action-adventure that brings the ancient and modern Middle East together with a Vertigo twist! A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis!This magical-realism thriller interweaves the fates of a drug runner, a down-on-his luck journalist, an American expatriate, a young activist, and an Israeli soldier as they race through bustling present-day Cairo to find an artifact of unimaginable power, one protected by a dignified jinn and sought by a wrathful gangster-magician. But the vastness of Africa's legendary City of Victory extends into a spiritual realm — the Undernile — and even darker powers lurk there…

Talent

Colorist MK Perker, MK Perker
Inker MK Perker
Letterer DC Lettering
Penciller MK Perker
Written by: Gwendolyn Wilson

Specs

On Sale Date:
Nov 7 2007

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