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Casanova : Acedia Volume 1
by Matt Fraction and Michael Chabon and Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba


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  • Casanova Quinn, interdimensional superspy and assassin, has crashlanded here on Earth -- on OUR Earth -- with absolutely no memory of who he is or the things he's done. He works for a man with just as mysterious a past as his own and has found the New Normal of his life under the name "Quentin Cassaday." That's when the end of the world begins.  Read more...

 
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Overview
  • Casanova Quinn, interdimensional superspy and assassin, has crashlanded here on Earth -- on OUR Earth -- with absolutely no memory of who he is or the things he's done. He works for a man with just as mysterious a past as his own and has found the New Normal of his life under the name "Quentin Cassaday." That's when the end of the world begins. With nine days to a supposed apocalypse, Los Angeles simmers in fear as a weird cult readies itself for what comes next...and what comes next runs straight through Casanova Quinn.
  • By Eisner-award winning writer Matt Fraction (Sex Criminals, ODY-C) with art by international superstar FAbio Moon (Two Brothers, Daytripper), this volume also features exclusive back-up stories written by Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon and drawn by Casanova co-creator Gabriel BA (The Umbrella Academy) that tells the story of the women tasked with hunting Casanova Quinn down across space and time.
  • Collects issues #1-4.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781632154774
  • ISBN-10: 1632154773
  • Publisher: Image Comics
  • Publish Date: November 2015
  • Page Count: 136
  • Reading Level: Ages 16-UP
  • Dimensions: 10.1 x 6.6 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds

Series: Casanova Acedia Tp #1

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Publishers Weekly Reviews

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  • Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
  • Review Date: 2015-12-07
  • Reviewer: Staff

Fractions spy Casanova Quinn returns with a case of amnesia and a new identity: Quentin Cassaday, chauffeur and assistant to the wealthy and mysterious Mr. Boutique, who is also an amnesiac. With that in mind the two agree to investigate each others pasts in hope of gleaning clues about who they actually are, a quest spurred by a would-be assassin who recognizes Quinns true identity. As weird occult forces make attempts on Quinns life, the canvas expands to reveal mystery upon mystery, hints of multiple realities, and portents of an impending apocalypse. Fractions (Hawkeye) narrative is a slow burn that doles out answers sparingly, but the story and visuals hook the reader from the first panel. Moons (Daytripper) illustrations wear their Hugo Pratt and Guido Crepax influences on their sleeve, while Bás (Umbrella Academy) work on the interconnected Metanauts backup stories, written by Chabon (The Yiddish Policemens Union), suggests a gene splicing of Mike Mignola and Eduardo Risso. (Nov.)

 
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