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SNOWPIERCER VOL. 1: THE ESCAPE

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In the future, all that’s left of humanity is confined to a monstrous train, forever circling the globe, traversing the frigid wastelands of Earth. As the rich while away their time in spacious luxury near the front of the train, the poor struggle to survive in the poorly maintained ghetto at the tail of the train, suffering from illness, overcrowding, violence, and malnutrition. When one man from the tail manages to sneak into the middle of the train, he meets an advocate for the poor and endures a harrowing trip to the front of the train, only to uncover a horrific secret.

Available in English for the first time, Snowpiercer: Volume 1 condenses classic environmental and apocalyptic sci-fi tropes into a single story, offering a singularly weird glimpse at a possible future. In the spirit of Make Room! Make Room! and other dystopian benchmarks, Snowpiercer is bleak and unflinching, offering storytelling as brutal as its setting.

The black and gray overtones to the art only add to the suffocating atmosphere of the setting, as if the reader is also trapped aboard the train, caught with Proloff in each frame, which seem to get smaller as the book progresses.

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Author:
Jacques Lob, Jean-Marc Rochette, Illustrator
Star Count:
4/5
Format:
Hard
Page Count:
110 pages
Publisher:
Titan Comics
Publish Date:
2014-Jan-28
ISBN:
9781782761334
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Issue:
May 2014
Category:
Sequential Art
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Publication Date

2014-Jan-28

Format

Hard

Publisher

Titan Comics

Issue

May 2014

Page Count

110 pages

ASIN

1782761330

ISBN

9781782761334

Star Count

4

Book Author

Jacques Lob, Jean-Marc Rochette, Illustrator

“SNOWPIERCER VOL. 1: THE ESCAPE”

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