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Snyder, Scott: Barnstormers: A Ballad of Love and Murder

Winner 2023 Will Eisner Award - Best Digital Comic.

A high-flying, post WWI-era historical fiction graphic novel that’s an intimate portrait of love and war—and a meditation on the dangerous level of trust required in both romance and aviation.


It’s 1927—the late days of the barnstorming era, when pilots competed with each other by performing deadlier and more wondrous feats. Injured pilot Hawk E. Baron is back from the frontlines of the war. Still a young man, he’s an adventurer who lives his life traveling from town to town in his plane entertaining folks—most of whom have never seen a car, let alone a plane.

His world changes when he meets Tillie, a young woman who shares his passion for aviation and adventure. They become a traveling act, delighting folks with their antics. Tillie even becomes Hawk’s wing-walker, climbing out on the wing of the plane mid-flight to perform death-defying acrobatics. 

When they learn they are suspected of a horrific crime, their journey becomes an even deadlier race against time. Along the way they bond, confessing their secrets, and begin a romance in this lush, character-driven series that explores the early days of aviation and the evolving relationship and romance between two young pilots.

This Bonnie and Clyde romp brings together writer Scott Snyder (We Have Demons) and the breathtaking illustrations of Tula Lotay (Supreme: Blue Rose)—her longest sequential work to date.
BRN BUR

Autor Snyder, Scott
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2024
Seitenangabe 200 S.
Meldetext Lieferbar in ca. 20-45 Arbeitstagen
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse H16.5 cm x B25.8 cm x D1.4 cm 606 g
Coverlag Dark Horse Books (Imprint/Brand)
Verlag Random House N.Y.

Winner 2023 Will Eisner Award - Best Digital Comic.

A high-flying, post WWI-era historical fiction graphic novel that’s an intimate portrait of love and war—and a meditation on the dangerous level of trust required in both romance and aviation.


It’s 1927—the late days of the barnstorming era, when pilots competed with each other by performing deadlier and more wondrous feats. Injured pilot Hawk E. Baron is back from the frontlines of the war. Still a young man, he’s an adventurer who lives his life traveling from town to town in his plane entertaining folks—most of whom have never seen a car, let alone a plane.

His world changes when he meets Tillie, a young woman who shares his passion for aviation and adventure. They become a traveling act, delighting folks with their antics. Tillie even becomes Hawk’s wing-walker, climbing out on the wing of the plane mid-flight to perform death-defying acrobatics. 

When they learn they are suspected of a horrific crime, their journey becomes an even deadlier race against time. Along the way they bond, confessing their secrets, and begin a romance in this lush, character-driven series that explores the early days of aviation and the evolving relationship and romance between two young pilots.

This Bonnie and Clyde romp brings together writer Scott Snyder (We Have Demons) and the breathtaking illustrations of Tula Lotay (Supreme: Blue Rose)—her longest sequential work to date.
BRN BUR

Fr. 29.90
Verfügbarkeit: Am Lager
ISBN: 978-1-5067-2830-8
Verfügbarkeit: Lieferbar in ca. 20-45 Arbeitstagen

Über den Autor Snyder, Scott

Scott Snyder is a New York Times bestselling author and one of comics’ bestselling writers. He is the recipient of two Eisner Awards, a Harvey Award, an Eagle Award, three Stan Lee Awards, and an Inkpot Award. Snyder made his comic book writing debut in 2009, with Marvel Comics. In 2011, Vertigo and DC Comics published American Vampire, his creator-owned debut, with artist and co-creator Rafael Albuquerque. The first story was co-authored by Stephen King and received international acclaim.

Snyder is best known for writing Batman including seminal runs on Detective Comics (with artist Jock) and Batman (with frequent collaborator Greg Capullo). Snyder has co-created some of the most successful creator-owned comics, including Wytches (with Jock and in development at Amazon Studios for animation), The Wake (with Sean Murphy), A.D. (with Jeff Lemire) and Undiscovered Country (with Charles Soule, Guiseppe Camuncoli, and Daniele Orlandi).

In 2020, Snyder unveiled his Best Jackett Press label. He lives on Long Island with his wife and three sons. He is an avid and non-ironic fan of Elvis Presley.

Tula Lotay is the pen name of illustrator Lisa Wood. Born and raised in Yorkshire, England, Tula specialises in comics, film and editorial illustration, as well as being the founder and director of the world-renowned Thought Bubble Festival.

In 2019 Tula was awarded the Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award by San Diego Comic Con Eisner committee for her charitable and fundraising work. In 2015 she was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Comic Book for The Wicked and The Divine #13.

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